BuyFind*arrow_forward*

6th Edition

Daniel C. Alexander + 1 other

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9781285195698

Chapter 9.3, Problem 29E

Textbook Problem

A triangle has sides that measure

*(HINT: The altitude to the 25-cm side has length 12 cm.)*

Elementary Geometry for College Students

Show all chapter solutions

Ch. 9.1 - Consider the solid shown. a Does it appear to be a...Ch. 9.1 - Consider the solid shown. a Does it appear to be a...Ch. 9.1 - Consider the hexagonal prism shown in Exercise 1....Ch. 9.1 - Consider the triangular prism shown in Exercise 2....Ch. 9.1 - If each edge of the hexagonal prism in Exercise 1...Ch. 9.1 - If each edge of the triangular prism in Exercise...Ch. 9.1 - Suppose that each of the bases of the hexagonal...Ch. 9.1 - Suppose that each of the bases of the triangular...Ch. 9.1 - Suppose that each of bases of the hexagonal prism...Ch. 9.1 - Suppose that each of the bases of the triangular...

Ch. 9.1 - A solid is an octagonal prism. a How many vertices...Ch. 9.1 - A solid is a pentagonal prism. a How many vertices...Ch. 9.1 - Generalize the results found in Exercise 11 and 12...Ch. 9.1 - In the accompanying regular pentagonal prism,...Ch. 9.1 - In the regular pentagonal prism shown above,...Ch. 9.1 - For the right triangular prism, suppose that the...Ch. 9.1 - For the right triangular prism found in Exercise...Ch. 9.1 - Given that 100 cm =1 m, find the number of cubic...Ch. 9.1 - Given that 12 in. =1 ft, find the number of cubic...Ch. 9.1 - Find the volume and the surface area of a closed...Ch. 9.1 - Find the volume and the surface area of a closed...Ch. 9.1 - A cereal box measures 2 in. by 8 in. by 10 in....Ch. 9.1 - The measures of the sides of the square base of a...Ch. 9.1 - For a given box, the height measures 4 m. If the...Ch. 9.1 - For the box shown, the total area is 94 cm2....Ch. 9.1 - If the volume of the box is 252 in3, find the...Ch. 9.1 - The box with dimensions indicated is to be...Ch. 9.1 - A hollow steel door is 32 in. wide by 80 in. tall...Ch. 9.1 - A storage shed is in the shape of a pentagonal...Ch. 9.1 - A storage shed is in the shape of a trapezoidal...Ch. 9.1 - A cube is a right square prism in which all edges...Ch. 9.1 - Use the formulas and drawing in Exercise 31 to...Ch. 9.1 - When the length of each edge of a cube is...Ch. 9.1 - The numerical value of the volume of a cube equals...Ch. 9.1 - The sum of the lengths of all edges of a cube is...Ch. 9.1 - A concrete pad 4 in. thick is to have a length of...Ch. 9.1 - Zaidah plans a raised flower bed 2 ft high by 12...Ch. 9.1 - In excavating for a new house, a contractor digs a...Ch. 9.1 - Kristine creates an open box by cutting congruent...Ch. 9.1 - As in Exercise 39, find the volume of the box if...Ch. 9.1 - Kiannas aquarium is box-shaped with dimensions of...Ch. 9.1 - The gasoline tank on an automobile is box-shaped...Ch. 9.1 - For Exercise 43 to 45, consider the oblique...Ch. 9.1 - For Exercise 43 to 45, consider the oblique...Ch. 9.1 - For Exercise 43 to 45, consider the oblique...Ch. 9.1 - It can be shown that the length of a diagonal of a...Ch. 9.1 - A diagonal of a cube joins two vertices so that...Ch. 9.2 - In Exercises 1 to 4, name the solid that is shown....Ch. 9.2 - In Exercises 1 to 4, name the solid that is shown....Ch. 9.2 - In Exercises 1 to 4, name the solid that is shown....Ch. 9.2 - In Exercises 1 to 4, name the solid that is shown....Ch. 9.2 - In the solid shown, base ABCD is a square. a Is...Ch. 9.2 - In the solid on page 406, the base is a regular...Ch. 9.2 - Consider the square pyramid in Exercise 5. a How...Ch. 9.2 - Consider the hexagonal pyramid in Exercise 6. a...Ch. 9.2 - Suppose that the lateral faces of the pyramid in...Ch. 9.2 - Suppose that the base of the hexagonal pyramid in...Ch. 9.2 - Suppose that the base of the square pyramid in...Ch. 9.2 - Suppose that the base of the hexagonal pyramid in...Ch. 9.2 - Assume that the number of sides in the base of a...Ch. 9.2 - Refer to the prisms of Exercises 1 and 2. Which of...Ch. 9.2 - Refer to the pyramids of Exercises 3 and 4. Which...Ch. 9.2 - Refer to the prisms of Exercises 1 and 2. Which of...Ch. 9.2 - Refer to the pyramids of Exercises 3 and 4. Which...Ch. 9.2 - Consider any regular pyramid. Indicate which line...Ch. 9.2 - Consider any regular pyramid. Indicate which line...Ch. 9.2 - In Exercises 20 and 21, use Theorem 9.2.1 in which...Ch. 9.2 - In Exercises 20 and 21, use Theorem 9.2.1 in which...Ch. 9.2 - In a regular pentagonal pyramid, each lateral edge...Ch. 9.2 - In a regular pentagonal pyramid, each base edge...Ch. 9.2 - For the regular square pyramid shown, suppose that...Ch. 9.2 - For the regular square pyramid shown in Exercise...Ch. 9.2 - The figure below is a regular hexagonal pyramid. a...Ch. 9.2 - For a regular square pyramid, suppose that the...Ch. 9.2 - For a regular square pyramid, the slant height of...Ch. 9.2 - A church steeple in the shape of a regular square...Ch. 9.2 - Before the shingles of the steeple see Exercise 29...Ch. 9.2 - A teepee is constructed by using 12 poles. The...Ch. 9.2 - For its occupants to be protected from the...Ch. 9.2 - The street departments storage building, which is...Ch. 9.2 - The foyer planned as an addition to an existing...Ch. 9.2 - The exhaust chute on a wood chipper has a shape...Ch. 9.2 - A popcorn container at a movie theatre has the...Ch. 9.2 - A regular tetrahedron is a regular triangular...Ch. 9.2 - Each edge of a regular tetrahedron see Exercise 37...Ch. 9.2 - Exercise 39 and 40 are based upon the uniqueness...Ch. 9.2 - Exercise 39 and 40 are based upon the uniqueness...Ch. 9.2 - Consider the accompanying figure. When the four...Ch. 9.2 - Find the volume of the regular square pyramid that...Ch. 9.2 - Where e1 and e2 are the lengths of two...Ch. 9.2 - Use the information from Exercise 43 to find the...Ch. 9.2 - A hexagonal pyramid not regular with base ABCDEF...Ch. 9.3 - Does a right circular cylinder such as an aluminum...Ch. 9.3 - Does a right circular cone such as a wizards cap...Ch. 9.3 - For the right circular cylinder shown on page 471,...Ch. 9.3 - For the right circular cylinder shown on page 417,...Ch. 9.3 - For the right circular cylinder, suppose that r=5...Ch. 9.3 - Suppose that r=12 cm and h=15 cm in the right...Ch. 9.3 - The tin can shown at the right has the indicated...Ch. 9.3 - What is the volume of the tin can? If it contains...Ch. 9.3 - If the exact volume of a right circular cylinder...Ch. 9.3 - Suppose that the volume of an aluminum can is to...Ch. 9.3 - For an aluminum can, the lateral surface area is...Ch. 9.3 - Find the height of a storage tank in the shape of...Ch. 9.3 - Find the volume of the oblique circular cylinder....Ch. 9.3 - A cylindrical orange juice container has metal...Ch. 9.3 - In Exercises 15 to 20, use that fact that r2+h2=l2...Ch. 9.3 - In Exercises 15 to 20, use that fact that r2+h2=l2...Ch. 9.3 - In Exercises 15 to 20, use that fact that r2+h2=l2...Ch. 9.3 - In Exercises 15 to 20, use that fact that r2+h2=l2...Ch. 9.3 - In Exercises 15 to 20, use that fact that r2+h2=l2...Ch. 9.3 - In Exercises 15 to 20, use that fact that r2+h2=l2...Ch. 9.3 - The oblique circular cone has an altitude and a...Ch. 9.3 - For the accompanying right circular cone, h=6 m...Ch. 9.3 - For the right circular cone shown in Exercise 22,...Ch. 9.3 - Rukia discovers that the teepee with a circular...Ch. 9.3 - A rectangle has dimensions of 6 in. by 3 in. Find...Ch. 9.3 - A rectangle has dimensions of 6in. by 3 in. Find...Ch. 9.3 - A triangle has sides that measure 15 cm, 20 cm,...Ch. 9.3 - A triangle has sides that measure 15 cm, 20 cm,...Ch. 9.3 - A triangle has sides that measure 15 cm, 20 cm,...Ch. 9.3 - Where r is the length of the radius of a sphere,...Ch. 9.3 - If a right circular cone has a circular base with...Ch. 9.3 - A right circular cone has a slant height of 12 ft...Ch. 9.3 - A solid is formed by cutting a conical section...Ch. 9.3 - In Exercises 34 and 35, give a paragraph proof for...Ch. 9.3 - In Exercises 34 and 35, give a paragraph proof for...Ch. 9.3 - For a right circular cone, the slant height has a...Ch. 9.3 - For a right circular cone, the ratio of the slant...Ch. 9.3 - If the length of the radius and the height of a...Ch. 9.3 - For the two similar cylinders in Exercise 38, what...Ch. 9.3 - For a right circular cone, the dimensions are r=6...Ch. 9.3 - A cylindrical storage tank has a depth of 5 ft and...Ch. 9.3 - If the tank in Exercises 41 needs to be painted...Ch. 9.3 - A frustum of a cone is the portion of the cone...Ch. 9.3 - In Exercises 44 and 45, use the formula from...Ch. 9.3 - In Exercises 44 and 45, use the formula from...Ch. 9.3 - An oil refinery has storage tanks in the shape of...Ch. 9.3 - A farmer has a fuel tank in the shape of a right...Ch. 9.3 - When radii OA and OB are placed so that they...Ch. 9.3 - A lawn roller in the shape of a right circular...Ch. 9.4 - Which of these two polyhedrons is concave? Note...Ch. 9.4 - For Figure a of Exercise 1, find the number of...Ch. 9.4 - For figure b of Exercise 1, find the number of...Ch. 9.4 - For a regular tetrahedron, find the number of...Ch. 9.4 - For a regular hexahedron, find the number of...Ch. 9.4 - A regular polyhedron has 12 edges and 8 vertices....Ch. 9.4 - A regular polyhedron has 12 edges and 6 vertices....Ch. 9.4 - A polyhedron not regular has 10 vertices and 7...Ch. 9.4 - A polyhedron not regular has 14 vertices and 21...Ch. 9.4 - In Exercises 10 to 12, the probability is the...Ch. 9.4 - In Exercises 10 to 12, the probability is the...Ch. 9.4 - In Exercises 10 to 12, the probability is the...Ch. 9.4 - In sphere O, the length of radius OP- is 6 in....Ch. 9.4 - Find the approximate surface area and volume of...Ch. 9.4 - Find the total area surface area of a regular...Ch. 9.4 - Find the total area surface area of a regular...Ch. 9.4 - Find the total area surface area of a regular...Ch. 9.4 - Find the total area surface area of a regular...Ch. 9.4 - The total area surface area of a regular...Ch. 9.4 - The total area surface area of a regular...Ch. 9.4 - Find the approximate volume of a sphere with...Ch. 9.4 - Find the approximate volume of a sphere with...Ch. 9.4 - The surface of a soccer ball is composed of 12...Ch. 9.4 - A calendar is determined by using each of the 12...Ch. 9.4 - A sphere is inscribed within a right circular...Ch. 9.4 - In calculus, it can be shown that the largest...Ch. 9.4 - Given that a regular polyhedron of n faces is...Ch. 9.4 - A right circular cone is inscribed in a sphere. If...Ch. 9.4 - A sphere is inscribed in a right circular cone...Ch. 9.4 - In Exercises 31 and 32, use the calculator value...Ch. 9.4 - In Exercises 31 and 32, use the calculator value...Ch. 9.4 - A sphere has a volume equal to 997in3. Determine...Ch. 9.4 - A sphere has a surface area equal to 154in2....Ch. 9.4 - The spherical storage tank described in Example 5...Ch. 9.4 - An observatory has the shape of a right circular...Ch. 9.4 - A leather soccer ball has an inside diameter...Ch. 9.4 - An ice cream cone is filled with ice cream as...Ch. 9.4 - For Exercises 39 to 44, make drawings as needed....Ch. 9.4 - For Exercises 39 to 44, make drawings as needed....Ch. 9.4 - For Exercises 39 to 44, make drawings as needed....Ch. 9.4 - For Exercises 39 to 44, make drawings as needed....Ch. 9.4 - For Exercises 39 to 44, make drawings as needed....Ch. 9.4 - For Exercises 39 to 44, make drawings as needed....Ch. 9.4 - Suppose that a semicircular region with a vertical...Ch. 9.4 - Suppose that a semicircular region with vertical...Ch. 9.4 - Sketch the torus that results when the given...Ch. 9.4 - Sketch the solid that results when the given...Ch. 9.4 - Explain how the following formula used in Example...Ch. 9.4 - Derive a formula for the total surface area of the...Ch. 9.CR - Each side of the base of a right octagonal prism...Ch. 9.CR - The base of a right prism is a triangle whose...Ch. 9.CR - The height of a square box is 2 in. more than...Ch. 9.CR - The base of a right prism is a rectangle whose...Ch. 9.CR - The base of a right prism is a triangle whose...Ch. 9.CR - The base of a right prism is a regular hexagon...Ch. 9.CR - A regular square pyramid has a base whose sides...Ch. 9.CR - A regular hexagonal pyramid has a base whose sides...Ch. 9.CR - The radius of the base of a right circular cone...Ch. 9.CR - The diameter of the base of a right circular cone...Ch. 9.CR - The slant height of a regular square pyramid...Ch. 9.CR - The base of a regular pyramid is an equilateral...Ch. 9.CR - The radius length of the base of a right circular...Ch. 9.CR - a For the through in the shape of half-cylinder,...Ch. 9.CR - The slant height of a right circular cone is 12...Ch. 9.CR - The volume of the right circular cone is 96 in. If...Ch. 9.CR - Find the surface area of a sphere if the radius...Ch. 9.CR - Find the volume of a sphere if the diameter has...Ch. 9.CR - The solid shown consists of a hemisphere half of a...Ch. 9.CR - If the radius length of one sphere is three times...Ch. 9.CR - Find the volume of the solid of revolution that...Ch. 9.CR - Find the exact volume of the solid of revolution...Ch. 9.CR - Find the exact volume of the solid of revolution...Ch. 9.CR - A plastic pipe is 3 ft long and has an inside...Ch. 9.CR - A sphere with a diameter length of 14 in. is...Ch. 9.CR - a An octahedron has _________________ faces that...Ch. 9.CR - A drug manufacturing company wants to manufacture...Ch. 9.CR - For each of the following solids, verify Eulers...Ch. 9.CR - Find the volume of cement used in the block shows.Ch. 9.CR - Given a die in the shape of a regular octahedron,...Ch. 9.CR - Find the total surface area of a a regular...Ch. 9.CR - Three spheres are externally tangent to each other...Ch. 9.CT - For the regular pentagonal prism shown below, find...Ch. 9.CT - For the regular pentagonal base, each edge...Ch. 9.CT - For the regular square pyramid shown, find the...Ch. 9.CT - For the regular square pyramid shown above, find a...Ch. 9.CT - For the regular square pyramid shown, find the...Ch. 9.CT - Find the height of the regular square pyramid...Ch. 9.CT - Find the volume of the regular square pyramid...Ch. 9.CT - Determine whether the statement is true or false....Ch. 9.CT - Determine whether the statement is true or false....Ch. 9.CT - Recall Eulers equations, V+F=E+2. For a certain...Ch. 9.CT - Find the slant height of the right circular cone...Ch. 9.CT - For the right circular cylinder shown, r=4 cm and...Ch. 9.CT - The exact volume of a right circular cone not...Ch. 9.CT - Assume that a die used for gaming is in the shape...Ch. 9.CT - A spherical storage tank filled with water has a...Ch. 9.CT - A pump moves water at a rate of 8ft3 per minute....

Find more solutions based on key concepts

Show solutions The current in a certain circuit as measured by an ammeter is a continuous random variable X with the following...

Probability and Statistics for Engineering and the Sciences

In Exercises 68 and 69, determine whether the given points lie on a straight line. 68. A(1, 7), B(2, 2), and C(...

Applied Calculus for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences: A Brief Approach

Recent research has demonstrated that music-based physical training for elderly people can improve balance, wal...

Essentials of Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences (MindTap Course List)

Convert each expression in Exercises 25-50 into its technology formula equivalent as in the table in the text. ...

Finite Mathematics and Applied Calculus (MindTap Course List)

Pieces vs. Cuts One straight cut across a pizza produces 2 pieces. Two cuts can produce a maximum of 4 pieces. ...

Mathematical Excursions (MindTap Course List)

Finding a Limit In Exercises 17 and 18, find the limit. limt0(3ti+lntj1tk)

Calculus: Early Transcendental Functions

"With Sampling. There Is Too a Free Lunch"This is a headline that appeared in The Wall Street Journal. The arti...

Understanding Basic Statistics

Define the concept of sampling error and explain why this phenomenon creates a problem to be addressed by infer...

Statistics for The Behavioral Sciences (MindTap Course List)

For Problems 55-94, simplify each numerical expression. Objectives 7 (7)(7)(6)(4)

Intermediate Algebra

Evaluate the limit. limx(x2x3)e2x

Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals, Volume I

Calculate each expression in Exercises 124, giving the answer as a whole number or a fraction in lowest terms. ...

Finite Mathematics

(a) Is the curvature of the curve C shown in the figure greater at P or at Q? Explain. (b) Estimate the curvatu...

Calculus: Early Transcendentals

Complete Factorization Factor the polynomial completely, and find all its zeros. State the multiplicity of each...

Precalculus: Mathematics for Calculus (Standalone Book)

a Use implicit differentiation to find y if b Plot the curve in part a. What do you see? Prove that what you se...

Calculus (MindTap Course List)

Suppose that a function f is continuous on [0, 1] except at 0.25 and that f(0) = 1 and f(1) = 3. Let N = 2. Ske...

Single Variable Calculus

Determining Continuity In Exercises 111122, describe the interval(s) on which the function is continuous. Expla...

Calculus: An Applied Approach (MindTap Course List)

Perform the indicated operations and simplify: 536+1172+56

Elementary Technical Mathematics

Find the radius of convergence and interval of convergence of the series. 25. n=1(5x4)nn3

Multivariable Calculus

15. A 58-year-old couple are considering opening a business of their own. They will either purchase an establis...

Mathematical Applications for the Management, Life, and Social Sciences

You have developed a series of questions to measure job satisfaction of bus drivers in New York City. A random ...

Essentials Of Statistics

Finding an Indefinite Integral In Exercises 91-108, find the indefinite integral. e5x3dx

Calculus of a Single Variable

Find the average value of the function on the given interval. h(u) = (ln u)/u, [1, 5]

Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals

True or False
Label each of the following statements as either true or false.
4. Any polynomial of positive deg...

Elements Of Modern Algebra

Problems 5 through 10 refer to right triangle ABC with C = 90. In each case, use the given information to find ...

Trigonometry (MindTap Course List)

When subtracting unlike fractions, we ___________ each fraction to the denominator of the LCD. (2-8)

Contemporary Mathematics for Business & Consumers

MARKETING STRATEGIES Two dentists, Lydia Russell and Jerry Carlton, are planning to establish practices in a ne...

Finite Mathematics for the Managerial, Life, and Social Sciences

Finding a Parameterization and Evaluating a Line Integral In Exercises 17 and 18, (a) find a piecewise smooth p...

Calculus: Early Transcendental Functions (MindTap Course List)

An article from the Associated Press (May 14, 2002) led with the headline Academic Success Lowers Pregnancy Ris...

Introduction To Statistics And Data Analysis

In Gallups Annual Consumption Habits Poll, telephone interviews were conducted for arandom sample of 1014 adult...

STATISTICS F/BUSINESS+ECONOMICS-TEXT

Which is the best graph of y = 1.5x? (The graph of y = 2x is shown as a dashed curve for comparison.)

Study Guide for Stewart's Single Variable Calculus: Early Transcendentals, 8th

Use determinants to write an equation of the line in standard form that passes through the given points. P-2,3,...

College Algebra (MindTap Course List)

The vector c in the figure at the right is:
a â€“ b
b âˆ’ a
a + b
2a â€“ b

Study Guide for Stewart's Multivariable Calculus, 8th

Why are the computations for the last period of an amortization schedule different from those for all preceding...

Mathematics: A Practical Odyssey

Solve each of the following equations using the subtraction principle of equality. Check each answer. 37=D+2

Mathematics For Machine Technology

Determining Convergence or Divergence In Exercises 9-30, determine the convergence or divergence of the series....

Calculus (MindTap Course List)

Consider a sample with a mean of 30 and a standard deviation of 5. Use Chebyshevs theorem to determine the perc...

Statistics for Business & Economics, Revised (MindTap Course List)

A researcher would like to use a factorial study to compare two programs designed to help people stop smoking. ...

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences (MindTap Course List)

Distinguish between qualitative and quantitative research and recognize examples of each.

Research Methods for the Behavioral Sciences (MindTap Course List)

Pendulum The period T of a pendulum of length L is T=(2L)/g where a is die acceleration due to gravity. A pendu...

Multivariable Calculus

Used Car Mileage and Price. The Toyota Camry is one of the best-selling cars in North America. The cost of a pr...

Essentials Of Statistics For Business & Economics

The electrostatic potential u between two concentric spheres of radius r = 1 and r = 4 is determined from
, u(1...

A First Course in Differential Equations with Modeling Applications (MindTap Course List)

Reminder Round all answers to two decimal places unless otherwise indicated. Travel Time The time T, in hours, ...

Functions and Change: A Modeling Approach to College Algebra (MindTap Course List)

In 16-23, write a negation for each statement. If the square of an integer is odd, then the integer is odd.

Discrete Mathematics With Applications

33. The data from exercise 2 follow.
xi 3 12 6 20 14
yi 55 40 55 10 15
Estimate the standard deviation of Å·* w...

Modern Business Statistics with Microsoft Office Excel (with XLSTAT Education Edition Printed Access Card) (MindTap Course List)

Solving a System of Inequalities In Exercises 45-50, use a graphing utility to graph the solution set of the sy...

College Algebra

In the following exercises, use a calculator at a computer program to evaluate the endpoint sums RN and LN for ...

Calculus Volume 2