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The lateral area of a pyramid with a square base is 240 ft^2. Its base edges are 12 ft long. Find the height of the pyramid.

The lateral area of a pyramid with a square base is 240 ft^2. Its base edges are 12 ft long. Find the height of the pyramid.

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May 12, 2018

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Height is 8 feet

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The area of each triangle :

The base is 12 feet,

If we take the slant height, the perpendicular height and half the base we make a right angled triangle.

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