Solve multi-variable formulas for a specific variable in order to solve some word problems.
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The volume of a pyramid, V, is calculated using the formula V, equals, start fraction, 1, divided by, 3, end fraction, A, H, where A is the area of the base and H is the height of the pyramid.
Rearrange the formula to solve for the base area left parenthesis, A, right parenthesis.
A, equals
What is the base area of a pyramid with a volume of 72 m, start superscript, 3, end superscript and a height of 12, space, m?
Round your answer, if necessary, to the nearest hundredth.
A, equals
  • Your answer should be
  • an integer, like 6
  • a simplified proper fraction, like 3, slash, 5
  • a simplified improper fraction, like 7, slash, 4
  • a mixed number, like 1, space, 3, slash, 4
  • an exact decimal, like 0, point, 75
  • a multiple of pi, like 12, space, p, i or 2, slash, 3, space, p, i
m, start superscript, 2, end superscript