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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Formula:

Surface Area of a Right Square Pyramid
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.

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