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# Rectangular Prism

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How does the original volume of a rectangular prism change when the width is doubled, the length is tripled, and the height is quadrupled?

Neptune  May 14, 2017
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The equation for the volume of a rectangular prism is:

$$Volume=width\times length\times height$$

If we multiply the width by 2, the length by 3, and the height by 4 in this equation, we have to do the same to the other side so the equation remains true.

$$2\times3\times4\times Volume=(2\times width)\times(3\times length)\times(4\times height)$$

$$24\times Volume=(2\times width)\times(3\times length)\times(4\times height)$$

Therefore the volume will be 24 times it's original value.

Will85237  May 14, 2017
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omg tysm

Neptune  May 14, 2017

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