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a sqyuare based pyramid is on top of a cube .both shapes have the same base and the same height. which expression repreents the total volume of this shape? justify your answer

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    What are your choices?

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    What did you not like about my answer yesterday?

    http://www.jiskha.com/display.cgi?id=1273956086

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    thanks.
    my choices are:
    A. v=4b^4h^2 divided by 3
    B. v=2b^4h^2 divided by 6
    C. v=4b^2h divided by3
    D. v=2b^2h divided by 3
    E. v=4b^4h^2 divided by 6.
    this is for ms.sue.

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    Ted, neither in todays nor in yesterdays post did you give any dimensions.
    Your choices of answers suggest that the base had side b and the height was h

    so matching my answer of (4/3)x base area x height

    would be C. 4b^2h/3 or (4/3) b^2 h

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