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This prism has a volume of 112 cm3. What would the volume of the prism be if each dimension was doubled? (Scale factor is 2.)

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  1. Directrix
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    The two prisms are similar. The scale factor from small prism to large prism is 1:2.

  2. Directrix
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    The cube of the scale factor is the ratio of the volumes of the two similar solids.

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    (1/2) ^ 3 = 1/8

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    The volume of the larger prism is the product of 8 and 112.

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    thanks!

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