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The height of one square pyramid is 12 m. A similar pyramid has a height of 6 m. The volume of the larger pyramid is 400 m3. Determine each of the following, showing all your work and reasoning.

- Scale factor of the smaller pyramid to the larger pyramid in simplest form

- Ratio of the areas of the bases of the smaller pyramid to the larger pyramid

- Ratio of the volume of the smaller pyramid to the larger

- Volume of the smaller pyramid

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• area scale factor = (1/2)^ 2 = 1/4
• volume scale factore ( 1/2)^3 = 1/8
• volume of smaller pyramid = 1/8 * 400 = 50

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a)The scale factor of the smaller pyramid in simplest form, this is the ratio of the heights in simplest... View the full answer

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