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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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@tbmonkey

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i will describe the image to you.

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So, um, if you are facing upwards is that vertical?

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yes

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so the triangular prism is facing vertically

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the height of the base is 4 in

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

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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?

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its like a right triangle, and the 4 in is what the line at the middle measures

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

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

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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

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ok hang on

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and the height of the wholr prism 7 in. then inside theres a measurement of 6

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should be 50


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the volume should be 50?

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yes

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mk. did u c the link tho?

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so do 50 * 0.04 and yea saw the link

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mk so u c on the inside, at the left, thats where the six is sposed to b

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so itd cost joe 2 dollars to pay for thr jar?

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i got 2.8 earlier for sm reason. but mk,tnx:)

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can u help me witha few more?

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yea sure

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thanks tb

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no problem!(:

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ill post em

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also, could u explain how u got the answer ($2.00)?

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

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thanks so very much once more!

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:)))))))))

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hmmm,, so you would not actuLly use the 6?

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not in this problem

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ah. mk:)