Aglass triangular prism for a telescope is 5.5 inches long. each side of the prism's triangular bases is 4 inches long and 3 inches high. how much glass covers the surface of the prism? the answer choices are: 75, 76, 77, and 78. this is due tomorrow morning,
78 square inches
It is given that the length of the glass triangular prism for a telescope=5.5 inches, sides of the triangular prism = 4 inches and height =3 inches.
Thus, Surface area of the triangular prism = where H is the length of the triangular prism.
=78 square inches.