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Jpe wants to fill a triangular prism shaped jar with jelly beans, If it will cost $0.04 per cubic inch, how much willl Joe have to pay?

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  1. help-123
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    @tbmonkey

  2. help-123
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    i will describe the image to you.

  3. help-123
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    So, um, if you are facing upwards is that vertical?

  4. TBMonkey
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    yes

  5. help-123
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    so the triangular prism is facing vertically

  6. help-123
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    the height of the base is 4 in

  7. TBMonkey
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    the height of the base? or the length? bases don't have height

  8. help-123
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    then on the sides of the base there are these lines, ans they say 5... so i guess each side measures 5 in?

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    oh, um, well, there is a line going upwards in the base of the prism...so wouldnt that b height?

  10. help-123
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    its like a right triangle, and the 4 in is what the line at the middle measures

  11. TBMonkey
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    yes it height but of a side not the base(:

  12. TBMonkey
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    ok so the height is 4 in? what are the other measurements?

  13. help-123
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    ohh. its. just that since that was inside the base..,but mk:)

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    i think the left and right sides of the base each measure 5 in

  15. TBMonkey
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    ok hang on

  16. help-123
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    and the height of the wholr prism 7 in. then inside theres a measurement of 6

  17. TBMonkey
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    should be 50

  18. help-123
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    and its kinda like the rectangular prism shown at http://intermath.coe.uga.edu/dictnary/descript.asp?termID=275

  19. help-123
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    the volume should be 50?

  20. TBMonkey
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    yes

  21. help-123
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    mk. did u c the link tho?

  22. TBMonkey
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    so do 50 * 0.04 and yea saw the link

  23. help-123
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    mk so u c on the inside, at the left, thats where the six is sposed to b

  24. help-123
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    so itd cost joe 2 dollars to pay for thr jar?

  25. help-123
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    i got 2.8 earlier for sm reason. but mk,tnx:)

  26. help-123
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    can u help me witha few more?

  27. TBMonkey
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    yea sure

  28. help-123
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    thanks tb

  29. TBMonkey
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    no problem!(:

  30. help-123
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    ill post em

  31. help-123
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    also, could u explain how u got the answer ($2.00)?

  32. TBMonkey
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    volume is 1/2*L*W*H so 1/2*5*5*4=50 *0.04(:

  33. help-123
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    thanks so very much once more!

  34. help-123
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    :)))))))))

  35. help-123
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    hmmm,, so you would not actuLly use the 6?

  36. TBMonkey
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    not in this problem

  37. help-123
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    ah. mk:)

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