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anonymous
 4 years ago
A rectangular prism is truncated removing 10% of its height. The original height of the prism was 100 meters and it has a length of 4 meters and a width of 20 meters. What is the volume of the truncated prism?
800 m3
4,200 m3
3,800 m3
7,200 m3
anonymous
 4 years ago
A rectangular prism is truncated removing 10% of its height. The original height of the prism was 100 meters and it has a length of 4 meters and a width of 20 meters. What is the volume of the truncated prism? 800 m3 4,200 m3 3,800 m3 7,200 m3

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sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well what is 10% of 100 meters? if you know that, take that from 100 meters and then use the result to calculate the volume :) you have all the other values needed ;)

sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ok so let's do this step by step :) 10% of 100 = \(\large \frac{10}{100} * 100 = ? \) what's the answer?

sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1well unfortunately not :) i'll help you out here :)

sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1original height = 100 removed height = 10% x 100 the new height = original height  removed height dw:1345839694695:dw

sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1now you have the new height, you have the width, you have the length. volume = height * width * length put in the values and tell me what you get :)

sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1height x width x length 90 x 4 x 20 = ?

sasogeek
 4 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1ugh!, well u get it ;) do u?
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