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Posted by **Mary - Help plz** on Wednesday, May 25, 2011 at 1:10pm.

Is the volume of the new cone 18pi cu in

A. 2 pi cu inches

B. 6 pi cu inches

C. 9 pi cu inches

D. 18 pi cu inches

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**MathMate**, Thursday, May 26, 2011 at 10:29amThe volumes of similar cones (i.e. all linear dimensions are proportional) are proportional to the cube of the linear ratios.

For example, if a cone has twice the linear dimensions of a similar cone, the volume is 2³=8 times the similar cone.

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