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Geometry surface area and volume of toblerone boxThe measurements from my box are W28cm L17.4cm H2.4cm. I have to find the surface area of the box, as well as the volume.For the volume, I have the formula 1/2 base*height*width, so would that be 1/2 * 17.4 * 2.8 * 2.4, or do i find the area of the triangle, and then multiply by the height? For the surface area, would i find the area of the rectangle( 17.4 * 2.8) and then multiply by three for the three rectangles, and then find the area of the end triangle, and multiply by 2? Im just a little confused.Thanks! #2 20121014 14:52:52
Re: Geometry surface area and volume of toblerone boxHi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #3 20121014 18:43:56
Re: Geometry surface area and volume of toblerone boxAre you sure you are talking about the same object? You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei 