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A pyramid has a square base that is 160 m on each side. What is the perimeter of the base in kilometers?



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jim_thompson5910
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The base looks like this
dw:1363914742744:dw

SandeepReddy
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dw:1363915001077:dw

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as Jim said base looks like that!, so now u can calculate the perimeter.

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Observe that he asked the perimeter in Kilo meters , not in meters!!

Jay2323
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So that will make it 0.0256km ?

jim_thompson5910
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Use the formula
P = 4s
where
P = perimeter
s = side length

jim_thompson5910
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and yes, don't forget to convert from m to km

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Got it thanks