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I have 27.75 sq yds of fabric. What would the surface area of my triangular tent be? My teant has 3 sides and a bottom( a total of 4 faces)

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asked by Mary
  1. How tall is it? Is it a tetrahedron? I have never seen a tetrahedral tent.

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    posted by drwls
  2. The problem only states tent(I spelled incorrectly. It is in the shape of a equilateral triangle.

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    posted by Mary
  3. Is the tent similar in shape to the tent from your other question?
    I don't quite understand what the question asks.

    If you have 27.75 yd^2 then you have 249.75 ft^2 for the surface area of the tent.
    That seems too trivial of an answer.

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    posted by Reiny
  4. yes it's the same shape

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