i 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.
The 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 (2008-06-03 21:36:15)
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i still dont understand the formula for a rectangular prism.. what is thew formula that is all i want to know.:):):):):):):):):):):););););););););););)
Formula for what? The volume? The area?
Of course that result can be rigorously obtained, but who cares?
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