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Posted by **Mary** on Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 8:04am.

Is the new volume 8 times geater than original?

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**Jai**, Sunday, May 15, 2011 at 9:00amrecall that the volume of a rectangular prism is given by

V = L*W*H

where

L = lenght

W = width

H = height.

if 4 is multiplied to both length and width, the new volume, V', is

V' = (4L)*(4W)*(H)

V' = 16*(L*W*H) or

V' = 16*V

thus the new volume is 16 times greater.

hope this helps~ :)

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