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The volume of a pyramid

Definition:

A pyramid is a solid that has at its base a polygon, and the lateral faces are triangles with a common vertex – apex of the pyramid.

The volume of a pyramid is equal to one third of the product of the base’s surface (ABCDE) and the height (OS).

Computing relationship:

where:

S — the area of base of a pyramid;

h — the height of a pyramid .

Calculator: the volume of a pyramid


For separation of number integers and decimals, use the symbol – point [.]

the area of base of a pyramid — S

the height of a pyramid — h

 


the volume of a pyramid =

 

 

context information: contemporary and archaic unit of measurement of area