# Calculate area of pyramid

## ( Equivalent to: surface area of pyramid )

In next fields, kindly type the dimensions of your shape in the text box under title [ Unknowns: ]. After you type your value, click "CALCULATE" button; the answer will be automatically calculated and displayed in the text box under title [ Answer: ]. Also, you will be able to animate your shape through buttons under the below figure.

## How to Calculate Area Of Pyramid

### Example: What is the area of pyramid with width = 18 units, length = 23 units and height = 50 units?

As;

area of pyramid = width*length+length*√((width/2)2+(height)2)+width*√((length/2)2+(height)2)

By substituting the above given data in the previous function;

(i.e.) = 18*23+23*√((18/2)2+(50)2)+18*√((23/2)2+(50)2)

### Practice Question: Calculate area of pyramid for the following problems:

N.B.: After working out the answer of each of the next questions, click adjacent button of see the correct answer.

( i ) width = 18 units, length = 29 units and height = 33 units

( ii ) width = 16 units, length = 27 units and height = 30 units

( iii ) width = 11 units, length = 21 units and height = 42 units

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