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4. A customer wants to make a teepee in his backyard for his children. He plans to use lengths of PVC plumbing pipe for the supports on the teepee, and he wants the teepee to be 12 feet across and 8 feet tall (see figure). How long should the pieces of PVC plumbing pipe be?

Algebra 
drwls
How many corners is this socalled teepee (or tipi) supposed to have? Is it pyramidal or does it have two parallel triangular sides?
A traditional native American tipi is conical. That does not appear to be what your problem is about. 
Algebra 
Devon
I think I got it, but thank you very much:)
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