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The tent shown below is on display at a toy store. What is the total surface area of the tent in square feet? Assume no material is used on the bottom of the tent.

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  1. MyGeometryHelp
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  2. No-data
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    Hi! Do you want the answer or to know how to solve it?

  3. MyGeometryHelp
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    Answer and explanation if that would be ok.

  4. No-data
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    Ok. let's start with something easier. do you know how to calculate the area of a cube?

  5. MyGeometryHelp
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    Yes

  6. No-data
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    how?

  7. MyGeometryHelp
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    6 * a ^ 2

  8. No-data
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    Ok, what you did is to get the area of each face and then add them up. right?

  9. No-data
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    You need to do the same with this problem.

  10. MyGeometryHelp
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    So the area of the rectangle would be 120 ?

  11. No-data
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    there is several rectangles, which one?

  12. No-data
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    I got 234 ft^2 for the total areal

  13. MyGeometryHelp
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    How ?

  14. No-data
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    (9*4)*2 + (6*4)*2 + (5*9)*2 + (4*3)*2

  15. MyGeometryHelp
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    Ok. I see how you got it. Thankyou very much

  16. No-data
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    You're welcome =). A meddal doesn't hurt =P

  17. No-data
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    haha Thank you!

  18. MyGeometryHelp
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    (:

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