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A square pyramid has base edge length 18 cm. The slant height of the pyramid is 41 cm. What is the volume of the pyramid?

 Feb 9, 2020
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Answered by pish.glitch.me (go to pish.glitch.me/papers for more math help and review sheets!)

Looking at the prism, we see there is a right traingle with hypothenuse 41 and leg length of 18/2. Then, the other side must be 40 by pythagorean

theorem. Thus, the volume is \(\frac{1}{3}\cdot 18^2\cdot 40=4320\)

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 Feb 9, 2020
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