# SOLUTION: If you triple all dimensions of a cone, will the surface area triple?Thanks!

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 Question 261414: If you triple all dimensions of a cone, will the surface area triple?Thanks!Answer by ankor@dixie-net.com(15746)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!If you triple all dimensions of a cone, will the surface area triple: : Let's see using the surface area equation: ---------------------- = : ---------------------- = : Factor out 9 in the denominator 9() ---------------------- = Cancel out the rest of it, you end up with 9 times the surface area if you triple the dimensions