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Scale Factor and Surface Area of Similar Solids
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Scale Factor and Surface Area of Similar Solids

Scale Factor and Surface Area of Similar Solids

Author: Graham Pardun
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This lesson will discuss the relationship between scale factor and surface area of similar figures.
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The Relationship Between the Scale Factor and the Surface Areas of Similar Solids

If a rectangular prisms is twice as long as another similar rectangular prism, will it have twice as much surface area? In this lesson, we'll figure out experimentally, and we'll also check out two similar spheres, aka a planet and a moon, and do the same thing with them!