Wednesday

July 30, 2014

July 30, 2014

Posted by **Kayla** on Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 12:45pm.

- geometry -
**Steve**, Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 3:22pmthe actual values of the dimensions make no difference.

If the original base sides are s, the height is h, then the volume v is

v = 1/3 s^2 * h

now, multiply each dimension by 5 and your new volume V is

V = 1/3 (5s)^2 * (5h)

= 1/3 * 25s^2 * 5h

= 125 * 1/3 s^2 * h

= 125v

or, 5^3 * v

scaling the dimensions of a figure by a factor of n means

area is scaled by n^2

volume is scaled by n^3

**Related Questions**

math - A wooden pyramid, 12 inches tall, has a square base. A carpenter ...

Mathematics - OPQRS is a right pyramid whose base is a square of sides 12cm each...

Maths - OPQRS is a right pyramid whose base is a square of sides 12cm each. ...

Maths - OPQRS is a right pyramid whose base is a square of sides 12cm each. ...

Geometry - A Pyramid has a height of 6cm and base edge 8cm. A similar pyramid ...

geometry - The base of a pyramid is a square. The perimeter of the base is 20ft...

GEOMETRY - The present height of the pyramid of Khafre in Egypt is 137m.An ...

geometry - a pyramid has a square base that measures 3 feet on each side. the ...

Geometry - 1 How many faces does a square pyramid have? 2 How many edges does a ...

geometry - A pyramid has a square bottom, with an area equal to 64 squares ...