Exam-Style Question on Similarity
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Question id: 495. This question is similar to one that appeared on a GCSE Higher paper in 2019. The use of a calculator is not allowed.
The three boxes pictured below are mathematically similar.
The edges of the largest box are twice as long as the edges of the smallest box.
The volume of the middle box is twice as big as the volume of the smallest box.
What fraction is the volume of the middle box of the volume of the largest box?
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