Posted by **Mike** on Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 7:34pm.

A rectangular prism has a volume of 54 cubic centimeters. If the length, width, and height are all changed to 1/3 of their original size, what will be the volume of the new rectangular prism?

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, April 13, 2010 at 7:42pm
lwh = 52

new dimensions: l/3, w/3, h/3

new volume = (l/3)(w/3)(h/3) = lwh/27 = 52/27

so it is (1/27) of the original

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**Anonymous**, Wednesday, May 5, 2010 at 5:36pm
Find the volume of a rectangular prism with l= 15 in., w=13 in., and h= 8 in.

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**Phoenix**, Tuesday, December 14, 2010 at 11:38am
Objection! Clearly you do not have the ability to solve this problem, hence you are posting it in an education forum! Take that!

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