As a geometric application of the Pythagorean Theorem, I show how to calculate the volume of a triangular prism. We first need to find the area of its base, which in this case is an isosceles triangle. And to find the area of that triangle, we first have to calculate its altitude by using the Pythagorean Theorem.
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