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Medal awarded! If a regular square pyramid has a height of 1, a slant height of 13, a base edge of 10 . What is the lateral edge?

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  1. rrrrr
    • 3 years ago
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    |dw:1366588964542:dw| Using the Pythagorean Theorem, we find that the lateral edge is 13^2-5^2=144. The square root of 144 is 12, so the answer is 12.

  2. Mrfootballman97
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    So could you tell me the equation?

  3. rrrrr
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    which equation?

  4. Mrfootballman97
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    To find the Lateral edge?

  5. Mrfootballman97
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    Oh crap! I just reliazed that i said the height is 1. It is supposed to be 12!

  6. Mrfootballman97
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    @rrrrr Could you do the problem again?

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