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  • 3 years ago

What is the lateral area of a triangular prism with base edges all equaling 4 feet and a height of 10 feet?

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  1. official_snowflake
    • 3 years ago
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    I'm so torn.. is it 160 or 120? Both explanations for the answers make sense to me... D;

  2. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    LSA=Base perimeter \(\times height\)

  3. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    what does that give you ?

  4. official_snowflake
    • 3 years ago
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    16 x 10... which is 160. Is that really it? I might just be over thinking things.. xD

  5. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    triangular prism!!!

  6. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    Base is triangle!!!

  7. official_snowflake
    • 3 years ago
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    .....OHH. okay. so there are 3 sides. gotcha.

  8. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    ;) now tell me whats ur answer?

  9. official_snowflake
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    120....xD grr. I should have known that. Thank you, pal. ;)

  10. AravindG
    • 3 years ago
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    yw :)

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