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38. The total volume
V
of the real house is that of a triangular prism (of height
h
= 3.0 m
and base area
A
= 20
×
12 = 240 m
2
) in addition to a rectangular box (height
h
´ = 6.0 m
and same base). Therefore,
3
1
1800 m .
22
h
Vh
A
h
A
h
A
§·
′′
=+
=
+
=
¨¸
©¹
(a) Each dimension is reduced by a factor of 1/12, and we find
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This note was uploaded on 09/03/2009 for the course PHYS 1200 taught by Professor Stoler during the Spring '06 term at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.
 Spring '06
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