Posted by **Superman** on Friday, June 25, 2010 at 12:33pm.

Given a rectangular prism with dimensions w = 3, l= 4, and h = 6. If you created a second rectangular prism with the length doubled but the height halved (and the width stays the same), which would be the relation of the second volume to the first volume?

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**Ms. Sue**, Friday, June 25, 2010 at 12:36pm
What do you find when you actually solve these problems?

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**Superman**, Friday, June 25, 2010 at 12:38pm
i dont kno how to solve them i nvr did geometry

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**Writeacher**, Friday, June 25, 2010 at 12:51pm
If you double one dimension, halve another, and keep the third the same, wouldn't the volume be identical?

http://www.aaastudy.com/geo.htm#topic25

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**Damon**, Friday, June 25, 2010 at 12:52pm
This is a 3 dimensional scaling problem.

If you double measurements in one direction and halve them in another you do not change the volume.

3*4*6 = 72

3*8*3 = 72

note

3*4(2)*6(1/2) =3*4*6

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**Superman**, Friday, June 25, 2010 at 12:59pm
so The second volume would be the same as that of the first volume?

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**Wanna B Pratt**, Thursday, April 28, 2011 at 6:37pm
I have no idea. I was looking for the same answer. Is there anyone out there that can help me?

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**kia**, Tuesday, May 8, 2012 at 9:03am
Given a rectangular prism with dimensions w = 3, l = 4, and h = 6. If you created a second rectangular prism with the length doubled but the height halved (and the width stays the same), which would be the relation of the second volume to the first volume?

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