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Godlovesme
 one year ago
HELP ASAP PLEASE!!!!! :((((((
Pyramid A is a square pyramid with a base side length of 18 inches and a height of 9 inches. Pyramid B has a volume of 3,136 cubic inches. How many times bigger is the volume of pyramid B than pyramid A? Give your answer as a percent. Provide an explanation and proof for your answer to receive full credit.
Godlovesme
 one year ago
HELP ASAP PLEASE!!!!! :(((((( Pyramid A is a square pyramid with a base side length of 18 inches and a height of 9 inches. Pyramid B has a volume of 3,136 cubic inches. How many times bigger is the volume of pyramid B than pyramid A? Give your answer as a percent. Provide an explanation and proof for your answer to receive full credit.

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Godlovesme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0v= a^2 * h/3 or v= 1/3 * b * h im not sure which formula i have to use :/

Godlovesme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Nnesha help please :(

Godlovesme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@LegendarySadist help please :))))

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Does it really matter which formula?

Godlovesme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0um you'll get different answer so i guess it does

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Not really. a^2 is the same as b. Since a is side length and b is base area. And area of a square is side squared. And 1/3 * h is the same as h/3. In this situation, it would be easier to use the first though imo.

Godlovesme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0if u use the first formula, you'll get 972 but if u use the 2nd one they you'll get 54 :/

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Ok. The only difference is that the second formula is used when you have the BASE AREA and the first is used when you have the BASE SIDE LENGTH. The formulas themselves will get you the same thing, the only difference is the amount of steps. In the first formula, you'd just plug in 18 and 9 and calculate, while in the second, you'd find the base (18^2) and then multiply by 3. Both get the same result though.

Godlovesme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ohh so which one do i use in this case? sorry im bad at this ..

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0You have the BASE SIDE LENGTH, so you'd use the first.

Godlovesme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay so it's gonna be 972 cuz v= 18^2 * 9/3 v= 324 * 3 v= 972

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes. The volume will be 972 in^3

Godlovesme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yay! :) so what's the next step? :)

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0\[\frac{3136}{972}\] Dividerino

Godlovesme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.03.226 since it's asking me for percentage, do i multiply it by 100?

Godlovesme
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0okay thank you soo much !! i really appreciate your help thanks! :)))
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