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Question from hannah, a student:

two rectangular prisms have a combined volume of 432 cubic feet Prism A has half the volume prism b has what are the volumes of prism a and prism

Hi Hannah,

If you cut prism B in half you would have 3 prisms, each of the same volume and the total volume of the three prisms would be 432 cubic feet. What would be the volume of each of the three prisms?


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