Geometry: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281159
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-115-6

Chapter 11 - Surface Area and Volume - 11-7 Areas and Volumes of Similar Solids - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 747: 21

Answer

6000 toothpicks

Work Step by Step

We use the formula for volume ratio to have: $$\frac{1^{3}}{2^{3}}= \frac{1}{8}$$ We know that the original box had 750 toothpicks: $$750 \times8= 6000$$
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