MATH SOLVE

4 months ago

Q:
# Brian frosted a cake top shaped like a parallelogram with a base of 13 inches and a height of 9 inches. nancy frosted a triangular cake top with a base of 15 inches and a height of 12 inches . which cake's top had a greater area?how much greater was it?

Accepted Solution

A:

Parallelogram Formula=

A=bh

A=13*9=117in

Triangle Formula=

A=1/2bh

A=1/2*15*12=90in

Brian's cake top has a greater area, and by 27 inches.

A=bh

A=13*9=117in

Triangle Formula=

A=1/2bh

A=1/2*15*12=90in

Brian's cake top has a greater area, and by 27 inches.