# Math

the volume of a rectangular prism is 256 cubic centimeters. What is the volume of a similar rectangular prism that has edge lengths one fourth as long as the edge lengths of the original prism?

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1. dimensions were a,b,c, volume was v = a*b*c

new volume is (a/4)(b/4)(c/4) = abc/64 = v/64

if edges are scaled by f,
area is scaled by f^2
volume is scaled by f^3

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