Square Pyramid
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The square pyramid is the most commonly studied pyramid in elementary school.  It is also the model the famous Egyptian Pyramids are based upon.






The Facts

Image

Base Shape

Faces

FIVE - The four side faces are triangles and the base shape is a square.

Vertices

5 Vertices

Edges

8 Edges

Surface Area

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

Volume

B =  Area of Base; h = Perpendicular Height

When you are finished with this square pyramid, check out our other pyramids.

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