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chihuahuadog12 | Student, Grade 10 | (Level 3) eNoter

Posted April 30, 2013 at 10:32 PM via web

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Find the ratio of the perimeters of the bases.

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pramodpandey | College Teacher | (Level 3) Valedictorian

Posted May 1, 2013 at 5:54 AM (Answer #1)

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Let dimensions of small ( hieghtt=2) cubiod is ` x xx y`

and dimensions of big ( height =3) cubiod is `a xxb`

Perimeter of small cubiod`P_1` = 2(x+y)

Perimeter of big cubiod`P_2x_(mn)` = 2(a+b)

Thus

`P_1/P_2=(x+y)/(a+b)`

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