What is a Triangle Pyramid? - Definition & Formula

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A triangular pyramid has _____ vertices and _____ edges.

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1. In a triangular pyramid, the apothem length = 3cm, base length = 4cm, height of pyramid = 5cm and slant height = 6cm. What is the base area of the triangular pyramid?

2. In a triangular pyramid, the apothem length = 3cm, base length = 4cm, height of pyramid = 5cm and slant height = 6cm. What is the surface area of the triangular pyramid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet can help you quickly check your understanding of triangular pyramids, a shape commonly found in geometry and the world. You will be quizzed on the identifying vertices and edges as well as solving for parts of a pyramid.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments will test you on the following objectives regarding triangular pyramids:

  • Identify vertices and edges
  • Find base area, surface area, volume
  • Understand apothem length

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet helps students test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related geometry lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve mathematical practice problems
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding surface area and volume of triangular pyramids
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about triangular pyramids

Additional Learning

To learn more about the characteristics of triangular pyramids, review the brief lesson called What Is A Triangle Pyramid? - Definition & Formula. This lesson has the following goals:

  • Define triangular pyramid
  • Learn to find surface area and volume of triangular pyramids
  • Recall the definition of apex and apothem length
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