# MATH!!!

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A cooking pot used in the cafeteria weighs 64 pounds when it is filled with soup. How much would a smilar pot witha scale factor of 1/2 weigh when filled with the same soup?

would you just do 64 divided by 2? If not then what do i do?

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height and diameter both *1/2

volume = ( pi d^2/4) h
so volume proportional to scale factor cubed
(1/2)^3 = 1/8
64/8 = 8

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umm i still don't understand

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