Answer to Question #11000 in Abstract Algebra for tianna
Judith works after school at her family's tent company. One of their best selling tents is an A-frame tent that is 4 ft. high and has a rectangular bottom 4ft. wide by 6 ft. long. The sides of the tent are 4.5 ft. long. How much canvas is needed to make the tent?
(Hint: determine the surface area)
The tent consists of 5 geometrical figures: 3 rectangles and 2 triangles. The bottom rectangle area is