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Pyramid

A polyhedron with a polygonal base and lateral faces that taper to an apex. A pyramid with a triangular base is called a tetrahedron.

 Solid view: right regular pyramid with a regular pentagon as base Frame view: right regular pyramid with a regular pentagon as base For any pyramid: Lateral surface area for a right regular pyramid = Total surface area for a right regular pyramid = h = height of the pyramid B = area of the base P = perimeter of the base s = slant height

All pyramids have the same volume formula. Here are some other types of pyramids:

 Solid view: regular pyramid with a regular pentagon as base Frame view: regular pyramid with a regular pentagon as base Solid view: right pyramid with a square base Frame view: right pyramid with a square base Solid view: oblique pyramid with a square base Frame view: oblique pyramid with a square base