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UmmmHELP
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have a few questions in geometry and no this is not for a quiz but it is timed...
The section is areas of triangles, parallelograms and trapezoids
once I open the questions I have to finish it
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UmmmHELP Group Title
have a few questions in geometry and no this is not for a quiz but it is timed... The section is areas of triangles, parallelograms and trapezoids once I open the questions I have to finish it
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shubhamsrg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Really? Your course book might help you! ^_^
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Dang never thought of that! to bad I dont have one!
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I do cyber school? doesnt come with a book
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shubhamsrg Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
MAke google your book.
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
what cyber school.
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
one through my public school and @shubhamsrg that really doesnt work out to well
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well what exactly do you need help with?
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
areas of triangles, parallelograms and trapezoids
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thats a lot of material, they're all just formulas, you just need to google them. I dont understand what you're looking for?
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
No like yeah its just formulas but apparently i am doing them wrong and thats what i need help with
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well lets start with triangles then. a triangle's formula is (b)(h)(1/2) do you understand that?
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Well I can pull up the questions so that way you can see exactly what im talking about but like I said once i open it i have to finish it so if you think you can help I will
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm working on some of my own stuff so lets not do that.
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
here, try and answer this one. dw:1360570376617:dw
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
thats not really what the questions are asking..I really just want to learn from the questions asked....no offense and I know that you put it up to teach it but honestly I have been sitting here for a few hours cause i need help with my question you know? i just keep reposting this not bumping but totally reposting it....
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Thats because its not a question, you're asking me to explain the whole entire world of finding areas. thats a lot of different situations. I need something more specific that your'e struggling with.
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Not trying to sound rude trust me not the intention and I appreciate the help with the one you posted but I just want to get mine done cause im frustrated with them and no there as specific question but I cant give it to you without opening it and then I have to do it so if I do and you say oh idk that one and I cant answer it correctly obviously i get it wrong
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if its not a quiz then what does it matter? Its to learn it and understand it. I understand the situation yoou're in, trust me i've been there dozens of times, but i cant help if i don tknow whats wrong. So, you can open your work folder and I can try to help but I'm going to explain it to understand it, not to get it done quickly.
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
cause it still counts as a grade , thats why it matters and no I literally click a link and it takes you to the question and it gets submitted and so on and so on but I cant just go grab the question and exit and im not in a rush to finish it once its started I just want to start it I dont really care how long it takes in the process of completing it
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Well then lets go! :) I thought since it was timed it would be a bit of a race
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
oh no haha sorry I should of explained that better
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay give me one sec to open
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Find the area. a.238.5 dm2 b.257.5 dm2 c.157.5 dm2 d.315 dm2
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I may be totally wrong but would you add 8.5 to 26.9 then times that by 9?
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay well the formula to get the answer is H (sum of bases/2)
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
doe that mean i can or cant do what i posted ^^
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
this is what the equation will look like
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Oh so add them together then divide by 2
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
\[9(\frac{ 8.5+26.9 }{ 2})\]
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so 157.5?
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
if thats what the calculator says, then yes. I dont have a calc ready. once you understand and know the forumlas the equations are uaually easy.
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Okay, is it okay if I post the next one here?
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay one sec
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Find the area. a.238.5 dm2 b.257.5 dm2 c.157.5 dm2 d.315 dm2
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay its a triangle right?
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Whats the formula for the finding the area of a triangle?
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yes and 1/2(bh)
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
right so just plug in your numbers
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
right, then you need to convert to decimeters
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
A trapezoid has an area of 80.75 sq. in., and its two bases are 7 and 12 inches long. Find the height of the trapezoid. a.8.5 in. b.7 in. c.8.75 in. d.9.2 in. what about this?
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay so we just use our area formula for it and rearange it. so if our formula was h(bases/2)=A and we dont know the h, we just plug all the other numbers in a solve like an albegra problem.
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
but it says 2 bases so which one do i use
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
both. Remember you need to add your bases together.
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so its 1/2 x 19 + ?
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
yes, its (x)(1/2)(19)= 80.75 sq in
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay... ughh
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
whats wrong?
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
i have no clue what to do
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
:) okay well work it like an algebra problem, what needs to be by itself on one side of the equation?
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay, so do we work with the 19 first?
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1360572812562:dw start by moving X to one side all by itself.
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
@natnatwebb
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
I'm doing the math. by hand okay? :) we have 9.5x=80.75 now tell me whats the next step?
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay! subtract 9.5 from 80.75
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
nope! Try again
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Divide.
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
yeah thats what I meant haha my bad...blonde moment
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
:) its okay.
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay so then its x=80.75/9.5
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
and that 8.5
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
For an arts and crafts project, a student cut a triangle out of a rectangular piece of paper. If the triangle has a base of 6 inches and a height of 8 inches, and the rectangle has a length of 11 inches and a width of 12 inches, what is the area of the leftover paper after the triangle is cut out? a.108 in2 b.150 in2 c.174 in2 d.24 in2 almost done
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay well we have three equations here. The area of the rectangle, the area of the triangle and then the area of the triangle subtracted from the area of a rectangle. Understand?
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
ehh i think
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Okay! Go give it a whirl and lemme know how it goes :)
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
so i am going to come back to that one..can i post another?
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
well lets work through it, are you stuck?
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
well if i can get the next few done i can take my time and work on it without having you wait
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Its okay, I'm doing my own homeowrk too so I'm not just sitting here twirling my thumbs do what you like.
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay we will go back to it... Find the area of the trapezoid with vertices at the given points. (0, 2), (3, 2), (5, 0), (–1, 0) a. 11 units2 b. 12 units2 c. 9 units2 d. 7 units2
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
okay, the best way to do these is to actually graph them. Use a graphing calcuator or just do a quick sketch so you can see it. Then you just could your bases and plug in your equation
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
I dont have a graphing calculator on me right now or paper
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
dw:1360574877604:dw
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay, well the time for the questions ran out...i will have to give it another go later, thank you though for all the help
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natnatwebb Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
You're welcome, just remember that you have all you need in your area forumlas, you just may need to rearrange them and solve for diffferent aspects of the formula :)
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UmmmHELP Group TitleBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
okay, thanks!
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