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A stone sculpture in a park is in the shape of a square pyramid as shown below. http://learn.flvs.net/webdav/assessment_images/educator_geometry_v14/pool_Geom_3641_0700_Subtest_03_17/image0044e5fbd82a.jpg The area of the base of the sculpture is 64 square feet. What is the lateral area of the sculpture in square feet?

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    your link does not let me see the figure. The lateral area is the area of the 4 sides (does not include the bottom) do they give the slant height?

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    area of the base of the sculpture is 64 square feet they tell you the base is square. Can you find the length of one side of the base?

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    8?

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    yes sqrt(64)= 8 if you look at one side, it is a triangle with base 8 and altitude 11 can you find the area of a triangle?

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    i dont remember how to..... :(

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    the formula is area= base*height/2 (you could google area triangle if you forget) can you find the area of one side of the pyramid?

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    44?

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    1600?

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    because the bottom of the pyramid is square, each base is 8. You have 4 identical sides. Can you find the total lateral area (all 4 sides) if one side is 44

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    sorry typo in the calc... 176?

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    fixed a typo. How did you get 1600? OK 4*44= 176 if we add in the units 176 square feet

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    Cool! Thanks sooooooo much!

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