# Geometry

The Z company specializes in caring for zebras. They want to make a 3-dimensional "Z" to put in front of their company headquarters. The "Z" is 15 inches thick and the perimeter of the base is 390 inches. What is the lateral surface area of this "Z"?

390 x 15 = 5850 ?

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1. you are correct if the "thickness" means the height of the material on the ground.

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