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There is a cone shaped candle inside a cone shaped box. the cones have a scale factor of 3:5 and the volume of the box is 2500 cubic cm. Find the volume of the candle. 

 Jan 15, 2021
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The  volume of the  cone shaped  box =  (scale factor)^3  * (volume of candle)

 

2500 = (5/3)^3  * volume of the candle

 

2500 = (125/27)^3  *  volume of candle

 

2500 *  (27/125)  = volume of candle

 

540  (cm^3)    =  volume of candle

 

 

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 Jan 15, 2021
edited by CPhill  Jan 15, 2021

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