Posted by **lucy** on Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 10:55am.

the apothem of a square candle is 5cm,the side length is 10cm,the height is 9cm, what is its volume ?

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**Writeacher**, Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 10:58am
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**Reiny**, Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 11:08am
The apothem of a regular polygon is the distance from the centre of the polygon to one its sides.

I will assume that by "square candle" you mean its base is a square.

If its apothem is 5 then its side is 10.

So the fact that the side is given as 10 confirms that and is actually redundant information.

Volume = 10cm x 10cm x 9cm = 900 cm^3

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**lucy**, Sunday, February 28, 2010 at 11:08am
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