Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Chapter 9 - Section 9.2 - Pyramids, Area, and Volume - Exercises - Page 409: 43


$\frac{V_1}{V_2} = 8$

Work Step by Step

We can compare the volumes of two regular square pyramids: $\frac{V_1}{V_2} = (\frac{e_1}{e_2})^3$ $\frac{V_1}{V_2} = (\frac{4~in}{2~in})^3$ $\frac{V_1}{V_2} = (2)^3$ $\frac{V_1}{V_2} = 8$
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