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hihi
 4 years ago
Find the volume of an equilateral triangular prism with triangles of side 4 cm and length 10 cm
hihi
 4 years ago
Find the volume of an equilateral triangular prism with triangles of side 4 cm and length 10 cm

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hihi
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0i know it is area X height, but im not sure how to get the 2.

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0it's actually V = (1/2)base*length*height

hihi
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but how would you get the correct answer?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that really how the question is worded? exactly?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh wait.. sorry i get it now

hihi
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because i read and saw that to get the volume of a triangular prism it said area X height

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1328743809480:dw seeing this you find the only thing you have to find is the height so.. chop the triangle in half ! dw:1328743948170:dw

hihi
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0so what would the height be?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0are you familiar with pythagorus theorem? excuse my spelling

hihi
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes im familiar but i just forget it

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0well if i give you the equation : 2^2+h^2=4^2 will you be able to solve that in terms of h?

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0no.. it's a little deeper than that first square the terms you know 2^2 =4 and 4^2 = 16 so.. 4+h^2=16

anonymous
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0not quite h^2 means h squared. and the only way to do that is to take the square root of both sides so. \[\sqrt(h^2)=\sqrt12\] \[h=\sqrt(12)\] now if you know how to do that on your calculator, that will be your value for h, or the height. then you can use that in the original equation i showed you to come up with your final answer!
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