# Rectangular Prism

• Jan 17th 2007, 04:57 PM
symmetry
Rectangular Prism
If the length of a rectangular prism is doubled, its width is tripled, and its height remains the same, what is the volume of the new rectangular prism?

(1) double the original volume
(2) triple the original volume
(3) six times the original volume
(4) nine times the original volume
• Jan 17th 2007, 05:58 PM
AfterShock
Quote:

Originally Posted by symmetry
If the length of a rectangular prism is doubled, its width is tripled, and its height remains the same, what is the volume of the new rectangular prism?

(1) double the original volume
(2) triple the original volume
(3) six times the original volume
(4) nine times the original volume

Use the same method TPH did with the Circumference problem...

V = L*W*H

2L*3W*H = 6L*W*H

Substitute V in for L*W*H...

You should be able to answer this question now.
• Jan 17th 2007, 06:18 PM
symmetry
ok
Answer is 6v or six times the original, right?
• Jan 17th 2007, 06:22 PM
AfterShock
Quote:

Originally Posted by symmetry
Answer is 6v or six times the original, right?

That's what 6V would imply, yes.