hte lateral area of a cone is 32pie in squared.if the radius is 12in find the slant heigth.

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king&i wrote:hte lateral area of a cone is 32pie in squared.if the radius is 12in find the slant heigth.

The formula for the lateral area (that is, the surface area of the sides, but not of the bottom) A of a cone with radius r and slant-height s is given by:

. . . . .

So plug in for A and 12 in for r. Solve for the value of s.

If you get stuck, please reply showing all of your steps so far. Thank you!

32pie=pie12s

2.66=s

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2.66=s

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i figured it out thx