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    Taxes in Newport have doubled over the past 10 years, and a candidate for mayor wants to construct a graph that emphasizes that point. She represents taxes 10 years ago by using a box with a width, length, and height all equal to 1 inch. She then doubles each dimension to show a larger box representing taxes now. What is the volume of the smaller box? What is the volume of the larger box? Does this pictograph correctly depict the relationship between taxes 10 years ago and taxes now?

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    The box representing taxes 10 years ago has width, length, and height all equal to 1 inch. This means the volume of the box is equal to 1 x 1 x 1 = ...

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    The expert examines doubling a volume using pictographs.