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Surface Area of Pyramids - Lesson 12-2

Today, we looked at how to find the surface area of pyramids. We started by defining this type of polyhedron:

Definitions related to Pyramids

After this, looked at finding the total surface area in the following two examples:

Example 1 Question

In order to find the total surface area, we looked at the base and the lateral faces:

Example 1 - Faces to Consider

We found their areas and added them to determine the total surface area of the pyramid:

Example 1 - Answer

We then looked at the following problem:

Example 2 - Question

We found the total surface area as shown below:

Example 2 - Answer

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