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Volume and surface area for rectangular based pyramidsi know this may sound a little stupid, but if anybody could help me by giving formulas for the volume and surface area of a rectangular based pyramid it would be greatly appreciated. #2 20080604 19:33:29
Re: Volume and surface area for rectangular based pyramidsThe general formula for the volume of a pyramid is: where b is base and h is height. In the case of rectangular pyramids, the base is equal to the length multiplied by width. The surface area for the rectangular pyramid is: where l is length, w is width, and s is the, umm, height of the triangle? Last edited by JohnnyReinB (20080604 19:36:15) "There is not a difference between an inlaw and an outlaw, except maybe that an outlaw is wanted" Nisi Quam Primum, Nequequam #4 20130509 08:08:09
Re: Volume and surface area for rectangular based pyramidsi still dont understand the formula for a rectangular prism.. what is thew formula that is all i want to know. #5 20130509 08:09:24
Re: Volume and surface area for rectangular based pyramidsFormula for what? The volume? The area? In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #6 20130509 08:10:11
Re: Volume and surface area for rectangular based pyramidsYou cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei 