The surface area of a right square pyramid is determined by adding the square of the length of the base to four times the quotient of the base length times the height divided by two. The formula is written as SA=b^2 + 4(... More »

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The way to find the lateral area of a square pyramid is by multiplying half the perimeter by the slant height. The method for calculating lateral areas of pyramids differs from the methods used to find lateral areas of p... More »

A triangular pyramid has four vertices and six edges. It is comprised of four equilateral triangles, with any one triangle being used as the base and the others connecting at the vertices to form a pyramid. More »

The formula for calculating the total surface area of a pyramid is: S = (1/2)Pl + B. The surface area of a pyramid is the total sum of the lateral area combined with the area of the base. More »

A hexagonal pyramid's surface area is given by 3ab + 3bs; where "s" is the slant height, "b" is the base length and "a" is the pyramid's apothem length. A hexagonal pyramid is sometimes referred to as a heptahedron; it h... More »

The surface area of a rectangular pyramid is found by adding the area of the base to the combined area of the four triangular sides. The area of the base is found by multiplying length times width. The area of each trian... More »

Find the volume of a square pyramid by using the formula (1/3) x A^2 x h, where A is the measurement of one side of the square base and h is the height. You need to know the values of the base and the height of the pyram... More »