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# what is the volume of a right pyramid that has an altitude of 18 and a base which is a rhombus with diagonals measuring 10 and 24? volume=?

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what is the volume of a right pyramid that has an altitude of 18 and a base which is a rhombus with diagonals measuring 10 and 24?  And I got 702 Is that right?

Mar 16, 2018
edited by quilly  Mar 16, 2018
edited by quilly  Mar 16, 2018

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volume of pyramid  =  (1/3)(area of base)(altitude)

area of base  =  area of rhombus  =  (1/2)(10)(24)  =  120   square units

altitude  =  18

volume of pyramid  =  (1/3)(120)(18)

volume of pyramid  =  (1/3)(2160)

volume of pyramid  =  720   cubic units

You almost had it...maybe just a typo?

Mar 16, 2018

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+8421
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volume of pyramid  =  (1/3)(area of base)(altitude)

area of base  =  area of rhombus  =  (1/2)(10)(24)  =  120   square units

altitude  =  18

volume of pyramid  =  (1/3)(120)(18)

volume of pyramid  =  (1/3)(2160)

volume of pyramid  =  720   cubic units

You almost had it...maybe just a typo?

hectictar Mar 16, 2018