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anonymous
 5 years ago
Sol is building a planting bed in the shape of a trapezoid. The bed will be 9 in deep. The bases of the trapezoid are 2ft and 8 ft and the sides are both 5 ft long. How many cubic feet of topsoil is needed to fill the bed?
anonymous
 5 years ago
Sol is building a planting bed in the shape of a trapezoid. The bed will be 9 in deep. The bases of the trapezoid are 2ft and 8 ft and the sides are both 5 ft long. How many cubic feet of topsoil is needed to fill the bed?

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amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1area of a trap is (b+b)h/2 so times that by 9 after calculating for the height

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1and if course converting to inches.... or viceaversa

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ha right on... I am trying to work it out now... and see ...

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0base and base is 2 and 8 ?

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0and the height is the 9?

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1one thing to remember is that a 345 triangle is a rt trianlge; and they love to use it....

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.15^2 = 3^2 + h^2 25  9 = h^2 16 = h^2 ; h=4

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1(2+8)4  = area = 20 2

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.19 inches aint a foot; so convert it; 9/12 = 3/4 20(3/4) = 5(3) = 15 cubic feet

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so 15 cubic feet of top soil is needed... ok.. let me finish my problem and check it to yours.... thank you again!

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Alright... I get the same... but it would have been wrong... I didnt know to convert. Good beans~

amistre64
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1you get a ruler .... :) 1 ft = 12 in 9in(1ft)  = (9/12) ft = (3/4)ft 12 in

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I like how you show the work and where it all comes from... Very great on the clarification!!! :)

anonymous
 5 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah it totally made sense
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