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Smiley75
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Savion and his father pitched a tent that has the shape of a triangular prism. The tent is covered in fabric on all sides, including both ends, of the prism. The vertical height of the tent is 9 feet. What is the surface area, in square feet, of the tent?
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Smiley75 Group Title
Savion and his father pitched a tent that has the shape of a triangular prism. The tent is covered in fabric on all sides, including both ends, of the prism. The vertical height of the tent is 9 feet. What is the surface area, in square feet, of the tent?
 3 years ago
 3 years ago

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What is the side value of the triangle? The triangular base is regular?
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Smiley75 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
the side value is 15 feet and the base is 24 feet
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Smiley75 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok im gonna send a drawing..is not good but i tried
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LeopoldBr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ok.. im waiting...
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LeopoldBr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you can see if we divide the triangle by 2 we'll have 2pitagoric triangles?
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Smiley75 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i dont get it
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
15(30)(2) + 24(30) ?? if I read the picture right.. 30(30 + 24) 30(54) = 1620 ft^2
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
are the front triangle and rear triangle covered as well?
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
herons formula; s= perimeter/2 sqrt(s(s15)(s15)(s24))
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Smiley75 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
to amistre64: yes
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LeopoldBr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
(12*9)*2 triangles + (30*15)*2 sides +24*30 ground =1386
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amistre64 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
or since the height is 9; 9(24) will give both areas...
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oh ok i think i get it now..thank you both
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LeopoldBr Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
you're welcome
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Smiley75 Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
To leopoldBr: oh wait but in the multiple choice it says 1,836 instead of 1386 square feet
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