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PIECES OF SOAP ARE PACKED IN A CUBOID CONTAINER MEASURING 36CM BY 24CM BY 18CM. EACH PIECE OF SOAP IS SIMILAR TO THE CONTAINER.IF THE LINEAR SCALE FACTOR BETWEEN THE CONTAINER AND THE SOAP IS ONE OVER SIX,FIND THE VOLUME OF EACH PIECE OF SOAP.

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  1. volume= 24/6 x 36/6 x 18/6= 4x6x3 cm^3

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    bobpursley
  2. volume changes as the cube of the scale. So, each piece as 1/6^3 the volume of the container.

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