# How to Find Surface Area of a Pyramid

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### What kind of base does a hexagonal pyramid have?

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### 2. A triangular pyramid has a slant height of 7 inches. The base length is 6 inches and the area of the base is 15 square inches. What is the surface area of the pyramid?

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When finding the surface area of a pyramid, there are several unusual factors to take into consideration. This quiz will have you finding the surface area for various types of pyramids.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This pyramid quiz tests your ability to:

• Recall the kind of base a given pyramid has
• Find the surface area of a square pyramid
• Understand the measurements needed depending on the pyramid's base
• Solve for a triangular pyramid's surface area
• Calculate the surface area of a pyramid depending on its sides

## Skills Practiced

• Reading comprehension - draw the most important information from the lesson on the surface area of pyramids
• Problem solving - use this information to calculate the surface area of pyramids with different bases
• Information recall - remember the knowledge you've acquired about how to find the surface area of a pyramid