Pyramid in Math: Definition & Practice Problems


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What type of pyramid is this?

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1. What type of pyramid is this?

2. What is the surface area of a square pyramid with a slant height of 8 cm and a base length of 5 cm?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The assessments will gauge your understanding of math practice with pyramids. Topics on the quiz include volume and surface area.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these tools to measure your ability to:

  • Identify certain types of pyramids
  • Define the surface area of a given square pyramid
  • Find the volume of a given pentagonal pyramid

Skills Practiced

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related geometry lesson
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding volume and interpret it correctly
  • Problem solving - use what you've learned to solve practice problems involving pyramids

Additional Learning

To learn more, review the lesson Pyramid in Math: Definition & Practice Problems, which covers the following objectives:

  • Define base, polygon, and apex
  • Understand surface area and volume
  • Recognize perimeter and slant height