Elementary Geometry for College Students (5th Edition)

Published by Brooks Cole
ISBN 10: 1439047901
ISBN 13: 978-1-43904-790-3

Chapter 9 - Section 9.1 - Prisms, Area, and Volume - Exercises: 27

Answer

640 $ft^{3}$

Work Step by Step

We have to consider the pentagonal prism as composed by a triangular prism and a parallelepiped Volume = Volume of the triangular prism + Volume of the parallelepiped Volume = $\frac{8 ft \times 2 ft \times 10 ft }{2}$ + (8 ft $\times$ 7 ft $\times$ 10 ft) Volume = 640 $ft^{3}$
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