# The volume of a triangular prism is increased by a factor of 8. By what factor is the surface area of the figure increased?

QUESTION POSTED AT 02/12/2019 - 07:54 AM

QUESTION POSTED AT 02/12/2019 - 07:54 AM

we know that

and

so

__Find the scale factor__

we know that

__Find the factor of the surface area increased__

therefore

__the answer is__

**the surface area increased by a factor of **