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September 9th, 2010, 11:12 AM  #1 
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a pyramid stands on a square base of sides 8.6 cm each.the height of pyramid is 7 cm.find the sloping edge???

September 9th, 2010, 11:19 AM  #2 
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Imagine slicing the pyramid in half along a diagonal of the square base. You will have a triangular crosssection. How can you find the length of the base of this triangle?


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