# The length of the side of a cube is doubled. What is the new volume?

##### 2 Answers

May 16, 2018

Eigth time as much

#### Explanation:

Volumes scales to the third power with respect to the sides. In fact, if we start with a side of

When we double the side, we have side

The ratio between the new and old volumes is

May 16, 2018

Let side is a cube

Given that It is doubled

So Side

We know that Volume of cube =

The double side cube has a volume

Therefore, volume =8a^3

#### Explanation:

The new volume is 8 times the initial volume (or