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Help!?!?These two rectangular prisms are similar. Find the volume of the larger rectangular prism
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Help!?!?These two rectangular prisms are similar. Find the volume of the larger rectangular prism
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If two solids are similar, the cube of their scale factor is equal to the ratio of their volumes. In this problem, 4/12 or 1/3 is the scale factor.
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The cube of (1/3) = 24/V where V is the volume of the larger prism.
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(1/3)^3 = 24/V Solve the equation for V.
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@not_so_smart Question?
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I got 192cm3 but that's wrong. Whats the answer so I can work the steps backwards? thanks
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Is your question identical to this one? http://openstudy.com/study#/updates/523bf07ae4b00182897ed413
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Hold on.
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@not_so_smart What equation did you use to get 192cm3 ?
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(1/3)^3 = 24/V 1/27 = 24/V Cross multiply: V = 27 * 24 V = ? @not_so_smart Just multiply those two numbers.
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648? I think i get it now. Thank u. It helped to do it backwards.
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Yes, you are welcome.
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no you are!
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