Elementary Geometry for College Students (6th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 9781285195698
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-569-8

Chapter 9 - Review Exercises - Page 431: 5c


540 in$^3$

Work Step by Step

9, 12, and 15 form a pythagorean triple so the bases of the prism are right triangles. The longest side, 15, is the hypotenuse, and the other two are the base and height of the triangles. V=Bh V=(.5)(9)(12)(10) V=540
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