A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
christinacoe72
 3 years ago
The height of an equilateral triangular prism increases by one unit. The new lateral area is more than the original by how much?
the area of the base
the height
the perimeter of the base
the area of one lateral face
christinacoe72
 3 years ago
The height of an equilateral triangular prism increases by one unit. The new lateral area is more than the original by how much? the area of the base the height the perimeter of the base the area of one lateral face

This Question is Closed

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so how much new material is added?

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1one unit is not the amount of new material; that is a distance

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1how do we determine lateral area in the first place?

Mertsj
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.3How much did the lateral increase?

christinacoe72
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the lateral area?

amistre64
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1if we make that more general; LA = base perimeter * height if height is increase by 1 LA = B(h+1) > LA = Bh + B

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0the perimeter of the base  LA = p*h where p is the perimeter of the base If h' = h + 1, then the lateral area of the taller prism is LA = p*(h+1) = ph + p. Comparing ph to ph + p shows that the lateral area of the taller prism is increased by the perimeter of the base.
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.