A homeowner wishes to cover their roof with solar panels.
Their roof can be modelled as a prism with volume 24m3
The height of the triangular cross section is h.
If solar panels can only be placed on the 2 rectangular sections of the roof
a) Work out the area of roof that could be covered by solar panels. Give your answer to 2.s.f.
A company provides solar panels that are 1.5m long and 1.0m high and cost £200 each, including installation.
b) If this is the only size of solar panels available, how much will it cost the homeowner to buy and install them?