Base Edge of a Pentagonal Pyramid Calculator

Here is an online Base Edge of a Pentagonal Pyramid Calculator to calculate the length of a base side of a pentagonal pyramid. It is a pyramid with a pentagonal base. It is a pentahedron with 5 sides at its base where base is a pentagon. It has 6 Vertices and 10 Edges. Its lateral faces are congruent equilateral triangles. Enter the values for volume, height and apothem length and click calculate to find the base edge of a pentagonal pyramid.

Here is an online Base Edge of a Pentagonal Pyramid Calculator to calculate the length of a base side of a pentagonal pyramid. It is a pyramid with a pentagonal base. It is a pentahedron with 5 sides at its base where base is a pentagon. It has 6 Vertices and 10 Edges. Its lateral faces are congruent equilateral triangles. Enter the values for volume, height and apothem length and click calculate to find the base edge of a pentagonal pyramid.

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Formula:

b = (6 x v) / (5 x h x a) Where, b = Base Length v = Volume of the Pyramid h = Height of the Pyramid a = Apothem Length of Pyramid

Example:

A Pentagonal pyramid has a volume of 65 cm3, height of 12 cm and Apothem length as 15 cm. Find Base Edge of the pyramid.

Solution

Base Length = (6 x v) / (5 x h x a)
= (6 x 65) / (5 x 12 x 15)
= 390 / 900
= 0.4333 cm

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