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anonymous

  • one year ago

Any shortcuts to do this math problem? I understand how to do it the long way, but it's extremely inefficient. Attached file below.

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  1. anonymous
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  2. dan815
    • one year ago
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    how about this

  3. dan815
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    starting with these 2 pieces of information u could come up with a general formula

  4. dan815
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  6. dan815
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    i believe with some work nothing too difficult but you can write an equation for a general case from this one

  7. anonymous
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    Okay, thank you Dan!

  8. dan815
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    the main theory is this basically the ways its working is

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  11. dan815
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    volume of triangular pyramid= 1/3 * (area of base) * height

  12. anonymous
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    The 3D isn't really helping since I cant tell at all, but I'll get my parents to help when they get home.. The picturing on the computer is a bit :'(

  13. dan815
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    okay wait i broke this problem to simpler stuff to understand

  14. dan815
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    there are 2 main things u need to find

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