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  • one year ago

help i keep getting the wrong answer What is the volume of the pyramid? 4,624 ft3 34,816 ft3 1,280 ft3 8,704 ft3

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  2. welshfella
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    V = 1/3 * height * area of the base

  3. mckenzieandjesus
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    1/3*16*17= 90 2/3

  4. welshfella
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    you work out the height useing Pythagoras |dw:1435693664681:dw|

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    h^2 = 17^2 - 8^2 area of base = 16*16 = 256

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    17^2-8^2= 225 16*16= 256

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    what do I do next?

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    225^2=50625

  9. welshfella
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    h^2 = 17^2 - 8^2 = 225 h = sqrt 225 = 15 so V = (1/3) * 15 * 256

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    grab ur calculator and work that out

  11. mckenzieandjesus
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    1280?

  12. welshfella
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    yeah

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    ok thank you for your help!

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    yw

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