Triangular Pyramid: Definition, Formula & Examples


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Identify parts A, B, and C of the triangular pyramid shown.

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1. If the base of a triangular pyramid has an area of 25 square units, and the height of that pyramid is 10 units, what is the volume of the triangular pyramid?

2. Which of the following formulas is the formula for the volume of a triangular pyramid?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The worksheet and quiz will test what you know about triangular pyramids. On the quiz, you'll have to identify parts of a triangular pyramid and calculate the volume of a triangular pyramid, among other things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These study resources will determine your ability to:

  • Find the surface area of a non-regular triangular pyramid
  • Identify the correct formula for calculating the volume of a triangular pyramid
  • Find the surface area of a regular triangular pyramid

Skills Practiced

The following study skills will be emphasized:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on triangular pyramids
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve triangular pyramid practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding parts of a triangular pyramid and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Use this study resource as a guide for your learning about triangular pyramids. The lesson is called Triangular Pyramid: Definition, Formula & Examples and it adheres to the subsequent study objectives:

  • Know the difference between a regular and a non-regular triangular pyramid
  • Understand volume and how it is calculated
  • Assess the surface area of a triangular pyramid