Advanced Volume of Pyramids

Students learn the definition of a pyramid, as well as the following vocabulary words related to pyramids: base, base edge, lateral edge, lateral face, vertex, slant height, and altitude (height). Students also learn the formulas for the lateral area, total area, and volume of a right pyramid, and are asked to solve problems using these formulas. Note that the prisms in this lesson are primarily square pyramids pyramids whose bases are squares.



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