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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.
264
216
192
228
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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. 264 216 192 228
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TurnerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I havent even attached the picture yet. How would yo know?
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TurnerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I keep getting two answers that aren't on there. 212 and 232
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TurnerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
could you please explain how you got that?
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lstrasmannBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
oh... well just find the area of all the surfaces on the house. and add them up.
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lstrasmannBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
er.. i mean tent, not house.
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TurnerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah but i got this: (40*2) + (32+2) + (20*2) + (24*2) = 232
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lstrasmannBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
for the second one, you mean 32 * 2 right?
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TurnerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh yes sorry i pressed the wrong button.
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TurnerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
both sides of the roof would be 40 + 40 both sides of the tent would be 32 + 32 front and back would be 24 + 24 and both triangular parts would be 20 + 20 what am i doing wrong?
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lstrasmannBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
Here is what I did:\[(40 * 2) + (32 * 2) + (8*6) + (24 * 2) + (4*6) = 264\]
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lstrasmannBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
first one is roof, second one is the sides, third one is the bottom or floor, fourth is the front and back, and the last one is the triangular roof support things.
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TurnerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but the triangle is 4*5 right?
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lstrasmannBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
no, 4 * 6. the front of the tent is 6 feet long.
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lstrasmannBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
wait a second.... it says you don't include the floor.
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lstrasmannBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
That means it's 216.
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TurnerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
OMG duhhhhh. wow. I feel so dumb. how did i not see that! And they mean dont count the part you would sleep on (like don't do 6*8)
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TurnerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay thank you so much!!!
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lstrasmannBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
oh.. i thought it was a circus tent or something.. (that has nothing to do with the answer though.) and you're welcome.
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TurnerBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
haha i thought it would be a sleeping tent.. thanks!!!
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