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You are making poster board boundary markers in the shape of square pyramids for a relay race. If you are including a 12 inch square as the bottom and you want the slant height to be 14 inches, how much poster board do you need?
252 in2
420 in2
480 in2
532 in2
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You are making poster board boundary markers in the shape of square pyramids for a relay race. If you are including a 12 inch square as the bottom and you want the slant height to be 14 inches, how much poster board do you need? 252 in2 420 in2 480 in2 532 in2
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@UnkleRhaukus can you able to help me ?
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Faman39Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I still cant get this, can you able go in bit detail ?
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can you see how i flattened all the surfaces a plane?
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
you have a square , and four big triangles,
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
the area of a square is the side length squared the area of a triangle is half of the base times the height
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Faman39Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Are we gonna....multiply 14 and 12?
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i am sorry i am totally talking wrong
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
yes the base of the triangles is 12 and they have a height of 14 , the area of each tringle is half these multiplied together
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I do not know, probably i m doing wrong i know :(
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
what did you get for the area of the square? and what did you get fo the area of each triangle ?
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i multiply 14 with 12 :(
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
the area of a triangle is HALF of the base times the height
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right so , one triangle is 84 in^2 what is the area of the square
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UnkleRhaukusBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
the area of a square is the side length squared \[12^2=\]
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\[12^2=12\times12=\]
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the total area is made up of 4 triangles and one square ,
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So we divide 4 with 144 ?
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add the area of the square to four times the area of the triangle
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Still not getting any correct point
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i am so sorry, i m horrible that i m getting wrong answer
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\[A_{\text{square}}=12 [\text{in}]\times12 [\text{in}]=144 [\text{in}]^2\] \[A_{\text{triangle}}=\frac{14 [\text{in}]\times12 [\text{in}]}2=84 [\text{in}]^2\] \[SA_{\text{square pyramid}}=A_{\text{square}}\quad+\quad4\times A_{\text{triangle}}\]
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Thank you so so much @UnkleRhaukus, your so awesome and genius!!!!!
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thanks alot! And i m sorry for troubling :(
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i know, i m totally pain, cuz i barely understand thing
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i hope it makes some sense now, can you tell me how much poster board do you need?
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Thank you so much @UnkleRhaukus !!! your too great!!!!!!
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