Finding the Surface Area of a 3D Pyramid

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In this lesson on finding the surface area of a 3D pyramid, the instructor uses a two-dimensional representation to explain the concept. By breaking the pyramid into the front, right, left, and back sides, and calculating the area of each and the base, students can then add them together to find the total surface area. The instructor emphasizes the importance of finding every possible area and adding them up to get the correct result.

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Finding the surface area of a 3D pyramid

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do I find the surface area of a pyramid with a square base?
  • What is the surface area of a pyramid that has a 10x10 square base and a slant length of 13.
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    This lesson shows how to find the surface area of a pyramid that has a square base.