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

AravindG
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LSA=Base perimeter \(\times height\)

AravindG
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what does that give you ?

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

AravindG
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triangular prism!!!

AravindG
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Base is triangle!!!

official_snowflake
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.....OHH. okay. so there are 3 sides. gotcha.

AravindG
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;) now tell me whats ur answer?

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

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yw :)