# Surface Area of a Right Square Pyramid Calculator

A square pyramid is a polyhedron with a square base and 4 triangular faces. All the triangular faces meet at a single point called the apex. Surface area of a square pyramid is the sum of the surface area of the square base and the surface area of the 4 triangular faces. Given here is an online calculator to calculate for the surface area of a right square pyramid. Just input the values of edge length of the base and height and the calculator tool will automatically update you with the surface area.

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A square pyramid is a polyhedron with a square base and 4 triangular faces. All the triangular faces meet at a single point called the apex. Surface area of a square pyramid is the sum of the surface area of the square base and the surface area of the 4 triangular faces. Given here is an online calculator to calculate for the surface area of a right square pyramid. Just input the values of edge length of the base and height and the calculator tool will automatically update you with the surface area.

Code to add this calci to your website  #### Formula: SA = a2+2a√((a/2)2+h2) Where, SA = Surface Area a = Edge Length of the Base h = Height

### Example:

Find the surface area of a right square pyramid of base length 3cm and slant height 5cm?

#### Solution:

Surface area of a right square pyramid = a2+2a√((a/2)2+h2)
= 32+2x3√((3/2)2+52)
= 40.3209cm2.