Q: A rectangular prism has a total area of 344 square units what is the total area if its dimensions were tripled?

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A rectangular prism has 3 dimensions. Whereas the rectangle has only 2 dimensions.

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A [multiplicative] change in one dimension makes the same change in the volume. So the volume would be tripled.

A cube is like a square and a rectangular prism is like a rectangle.

A cube is a type of rectangular prism because every square is a rectangle.

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If only the length is changed and all other dimensions left unchanged, the volume will also triple.

It depends on the dimensions of the rectangular prism.

I'd need to review what happened in number-1 before I could answer that. I do know that if only the length of a rectanguar prism is tripled, while the other two dimensions remain unchanged, then its volume triples.

A rectangular prism has 3 dimensions. Whereas the rectangle has only 2 dimensions.

There is no such thing as a rectangular prism square!

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The answer depends on their relative dimensions.

You can't tell the dimensions of a rectangle from its area, or the dimensions of a prism from its volume.

Triangular prism - 6 Rectangular prism - 8 Rectangular pyramid - 5 Square pyramid - 5 Answer: Rectangular prism

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By measuring them!

Just knowing the volume in centimeters cubed of a rectangular prism would not allow you to find the dimensions.