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Posted by **rob** on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 8:22am.

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 8:39amfind the area of each of the triangles

area = (1/2)base x height

= (1/2)(6)(8) = 24

So you have 4 of these plus the base.

see

http://math.about.com/od/formulas/ss/surfaceareavol_5.htm

I am assuming that by "slant height" you mean the height of the triangle and not the distance along the edge of the pyramid.

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