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10-41.

Find the central angle of the pentagon.

Area of the triangle = (0.5)(4.1291)(6) ≈ 12.39 ft²
Area of pentagon = (5)(12.39) ≈ 61.9 ft²

Find the area of each of the sides, and sum them to find the surface area.
(12)(6)(5) = 360
360 + 2(61.9) ≈ 483.8 ft²

Multiply the area of the pentagon by the height to find the volume.
(61.9)(12) ≈ 743.3 ft³

The area of the triangle will help you find the area of the pentagon.

Volume ≈ 743.3 ft³
Surface area ≈ 483.3 ft²