# geometry

if a polyhedron has a volume of 14 cm and is dilated by a factor of 1/5, what will be the volume of the dilated polyhedron? ROund your answer to the nearest thousandth if necessary

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1. as with all solids, the volume changes as the cube of the linear change.

So, if it dilated by a factor of 1/5, the volume changes by a factor of (1/5)^3 = 1/125.

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