From 11:00PM PDT on Friday, July 1 until 5:00AM PDT on Saturday, July 2, the Shmoop engineering elves will be making tweaks and improvements to the site. That means Shmoop will be unavailable for use during that time. Thanks for your patience!
We have changed our privacy policy. In addition, we use cookies on our website for various purposes. By continuing on our website, you consent to our use of cookies. You can learn about our practices by reading our privacy policy.
© 2016 Shmoop University, Inc. All rights reserved.
Surface Area and Volume

Surface Area and Volume

Surface Area of Pyramids Exercises

Example 1

Find the lateral and surface area of the pyramid.

Example 2

Find the surface area of the octahedron.

Example 3

Find the surface area of the solid.

Example 4

Rabbi Schwartz noticed that the net of a regular hexagonal pyramid made a shape similar to the Star of David, so he decided to build a synagogue in that shape. If he wants to paint the building light blue, how much area will he cover?