A two-person tent is to be made so that the height at the center is a = 4 feet.
If the sides of the tent are to meet the ground at an angle 60°, and the tent is to be b = 5 feet in length,
how many square feet of material will be needed to make the tent?
(Assume that the tent has a floor and is closed at both ends, and give your answer in exact form.)
The front is an equilateral triangle with altitude 4 feet.Code:* * \ * \ * \ /|\ \ / | \ \ x / |4 \ x * / | \ * / | \ * 5 *-----*-----* : x/2 : x/2 :
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The front triangle has area: .
. . The two triangular panels have area: .
A rectangular panel has area: .
. . The three rectangular panels have area: .
The total area is: .