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Rectangular Pyramid
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pyramid geometry

The rectangular pyramid is no more complicated than the square pyramid for an elementary student. However, they can, depending on the position of the vertex create some very special pyramids called Yangma. Bellow, you will find all the details you will need, including surface area and volume formula.

The Facts

rectangular pyramid
Base Shape

FIVE - The four side faces are triangles and the base shape is a rectangle.
5 Vertices
8 Edges
Surface Area

Where: t = lateral height; P = Perimeter of Base; B = Area of Base


B = Area of Base; h = Perpendicular Height

Area of a Rectangle
area of a square

I hope you find this resource helpful. If you have any comments or suggestions, on how I can make this geometry resource better for you please don't hesitate to contact me.

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