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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