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Last question......I promise lol A pyramid has a square base with sides 8" and a slant height of 5". Total Area = 224 square units 200 square units 144 square units Post the picture in a minute..... @Jack1 help me one more time please......

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  1. anonymous
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  2. anonymous
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    i'm guessing the picture doesn't have the correct dimensions

  3. jim_thompson5910
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    |dw:1434767692083:dw|

  4. anonymous
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    It's my homework for online school...so I don't know...

  5. jim_thompson5910
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    |dw:1434767716102:dw|

  6. anonymous
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    I just need help because I don't know what to do :(

  7. jim_thompson5910
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    if you take a cross section, you'll find this right triangle |dw:1434767829946:dw| what is x?

  8. anonymous
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    I don't know...14?

  9. anonymous
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    If I'm wrong, can you please give me a hint how to find it? It's almost 11:00 P.m. here and I want to go to bed and this is my last question.....

  10. anonymous
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    @satellite73 Can you please help when you get a chance?

  11. jim_thompson5910
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    a^2 + b^2 = c^2 ... pythagorean theorem 5^2 + 12^2 = x^2 25 + 144 = x^2 x = ???

  12. anonymous
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    400?

  13. jim_thompson5910
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    25+144 is what?

  14. anonymous
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    169

  15. jim_thompson5910
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    take the square root of that

  16. anonymous
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    13

  17. jim_thompson5910
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    that's the length of the hypotenuse |dw:1434768469296:dw|

  18. anonymous
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    Oh, okay

  19. jim_thompson5910
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    |dw:1434768491610:dw|

  20. anonymous
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    So...how do I figure out my problem?

  21. jim_thompson5910
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    what's the area of the base

  22. anonymous
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    10

  23. jim_thompson5910
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    area of square = (side)*(side)

  24. anonymous
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    100

  25. anonymous
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    10*10= 100

  26. jim_thompson5910
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    what is the area of this triangle here? |dw:1434768596553:dw|

  27. jim_thompson5910
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    |dw:1434768672872:dw|

  28. Jack1
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    so all good man jim's explained kinda awesomely, jus lemme know how u went solving the last bit?

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