Find the volume of an equilateral triangular prism with triangles of side 4 cm and length 10 cm
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i know it is area X height, but im not sure how to get the 2.
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is that really how the question is worded? exactly?
oh wait.. sorry i get it now
because i read and saw that to get the volume of a triangular prism it said area X height
seeing this you find the only thing you have to find is the height so..
chop the triangle in half !
so what would the height be?
are you familiar with pythagorus theorem? excuse my spelling
yes im familiar but i just forget it
well if i give you the equation : 2^2+h^2=4^2
will you be able to solve that in terms of h?
then would h be 2?
no.. it's a little deeper than that first square the terms you know 2^2 =4
and 4^2 = 16
oh so h=6?
not quite h^2 means h squared.
and the only way to do that is to take the square root of both sides
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!