# Question #e85fa

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Oct 20, 2015

Find the height of the pyramid, then solve the problem.

#### Explanation:

Here is a sketch of the problem:

Let's label the distance

Using the law of **similar triangles** :

solving for j:

So, now we know the distance

We also now know the height of the pyramid:

**height**

**Volume of Pyramid**

Volume of small Pyramid

**Volume of Fulcrum**

Ratio

hope that helped