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Chapter 11 – Real World Applications 1.  The Great Pyramid in Giza is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. It is 756 feet along its square  base and is 450 feet tall. Built about 4500 years ago, it is the only one of the ancient wonders that is still standing.  It has a greater volume than the Empire State Building and until the 1800s it was the tallest building in the world.  There are about 2,300,000 stones in the pyramid that were dragged to the top by teams of workers up ramps of  clay built up around the pyramid.       a. What is the volume of the Great Pyramid?      b. If each stone were 3 ft x 3 ft x 4 ft, what would the volume of each stone be?      c. How many cubic feet of stone are in the Great Pyramid?      d. How much of the volume is left for the passages and chambers inside?
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  • Fall '11
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