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# An aquarium has a volume of 650 cubic inches. What is the volume of a similar aquarium scale factor of three?

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An aquarium has a volume of 650 cubic inches. What is the volume of a similar aquarium scale factor of three?

Guest Mar 5, 2015

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A scale factor of 3 means that every dimension increases by 3 times

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If the original volume was 650......then the volume would increase by 27 times since each dimension....L, W and H..... would be three times as great

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650 x 27 = 17500 cubic inches

CPhill  Mar 5, 2015
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#1
+80983
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A scale factor of 3 means that every dimension increases by 3 times

So

If the original volume was 650......then the volume would increase by 27 times since each dimension....L, W and H..... would be three times as great

So

650 x 27 = 17500 cubic inches

CPhill  Mar 5, 2015

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