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A particular right pyramid has a square base, and each edge of the pyramid is four inches long. What is the volume of the pyramid?

 May 29, 2020
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Volume of a pyramid:

\(V = {area{*height} \over 3}\frac{}{}\)

 

Area of base = 16 inches

 

Height =

 

\(h =\sqrt{4^2- ({(\sqrt{16+16})​​ \over 2})^2}{}_{}\)

\(h= {\sqrt{8}}\)

 

Final formula:

\(V= {1\over 3}* 16 * \sqrt{8}\)

\(V = 15.0849446653\)

\(V = 15.08\)

 

Volume = 15.08

 May 29, 2020

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