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1018
 one year ago
the base of a truncated prism is a triangle with sides (in cm) 8, 12, and 10. if the heights are (in cm) 20, 18, and 12 respectively, what is its volume?
1018
 one year ago
the base of a truncated prism is a triangle with sides (in cm) 8, 12, and 10. if the heights are (in cm) 20, 18, and 12 respectively, what is its volume?

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Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please can you make a drawing of your prism?

1018
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is this right? im not sure how to put the heights given. i know it said respectively but im confused

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes! I have the same problem!

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I think that your prism is like below: dw:1439805080062:dw

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0namely, your prism is truncated by means of a plane which is not parallel to the plane which contains the base of your prism

1018
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh, ok. so, what do i no next?

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I'm working on your problem...

1018
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ok thanks. take your time.

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It is not simple, in order to get your answer we can use the integral calculus in three dimensions

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0otherwise, you can draw your prism, using AutoCAD, and then there there is a command which allows to get the volume of such prism

1018
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh shoot really? woah. thanks anyway! appreciate the help.

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0:) If you are familiar with integral calculus in three dimensions, I can help you in getting your answer

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0otherwise, please try to tag another helper

1018
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0ill just try again later, there are still other questions i need to answer. haha. thanks anyway

welshfella
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0believe me integral calculus in 3 dimensions is pretty hairy!!

1018
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0is that the on where there's x and y and z and with the graphs and all, or no? haha

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes! we have to consider the equations of some planes

1018
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0integral calc is very hard haha but im just trying to focus first on my solid mensuration

Michele_Laino
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0please try to tag another helper

1018
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0oh boy, i dont want to get in on that. ill try to go back to this! haha. thanks again!

1018
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yup thanks. ill try to answer other questions first.
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