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# How do you get the volume of a square pyramid and a triangular pyramid?

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The volume for any pyramid = 1/3*base area*perpendicular height

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## Related Questions

A square pyramid has a square base and four sides. A triangular pyramid has a triangular base and three sides.

A triangular pyramid has a triangular base and three triangular faces meeting at its apex. A square pyramid has a square base and four triangular faces meeting at its apex.

Neither a triangular nor a rectangular pyramid has a square base. A square pyramid has a square base.

A square pyramid has 1 more vertex than a triangular pyramid. A square pyramid has 5 vertices, and a triangular pyramid has 4 vertices.

Square Pyramid has a square base and 4 triangular sides. Triangular Pyramid has a triangle base and 3 triangular sides.

Square pyramid : 5 vertices. Triangular pyramid : 4 vertices.

a square * * * * * That would be a square pyramid! A triangular pyramid would have ... wait for it ... a TRIANGULAR base! Worth waiting for, wasn't it?

A pyramid which we normally call a triangular- based pyramid has 4 triangular phases (including the base, so that means the base of a normal pyramid is triangular) but a a square pyramid has a square phase to its base and the other 4 phases are triangular. so that can be identified as the difference between a pyramid and a square pyramid.

The formula for finding the volume for a triangular pyramid is half base x height x length. A triangular pyramid has four faces.

The base of a triangular prism is a triangle and the base of a square pyramid is a square.

how many more vertices does a square pyramid have that triangular pyramid

A square pyramid has a square base and four triangular faces. A pentagonal pyramid has a pentagonal base and five triangular faces.

The formula to find the volume of a triangular pyramid is: 1/3 (1/2 B H ) H

the difference is a triangular pyramid has a point at the top and a triangular prism doesn't and a triangular pyramid has a square at the bottom and tringular prism doesn't

It depends on triangular what: pyramid, dipyramid, prism, ...

Pyramids are classified by the shape of their base. A triangular pyramid has a triangular base and three triangular side faces. A square pyramid has a square base and four triangular sides. A pentagonal pyramid has a pentagonal base and five triangular sides. A hexagonalpyramid has a hexagonal base and six triangular sides, and so on.

A triangular prism has 6 vertices and a square pyramid has 5 vertices.So, a triangular prism has 1 one vertex than a square pyramid.

1. A square pyramid has one apex and four vertices on it's square base (5) A triangular pyramid has one apex and three vertices on it's triangular base (4)

A pyramid has a base and triangular sides which rise to meet at the same point. The base may be any polygon such as a square, rectangle, triangle, etc. The general formula for the volume of a pyramid is:Area of the base * Height * 1/3 The volume of a pyramid with a rectangular base is equal to: Length_of_base * Width_of_base * Height * 1/3

No. A triangular prism has six vertices. A square pyramid has five vertices. A triangular pyramid has four vertices.

The base of a square pyramid is the only face that is a square - all the others are triangular in shape. So you do not need any measurements to determine which is the base.

Yes a square based pyramid has triangular faces

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