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Surface Area and Volume

Surface Area and Volume

Example 1

Find the volume of the rectangular pyramid.

Example 2

Find the volume of the triangular pyramid. 

Example 3

We're vacationing in Egypt and we come across the Pyramid of Giza. Its square base has an edge of 756 feet and it's 453 feet high. If it were filled to the brim with nothing but mummies, how creepy would that be? Answer: A lot. How many mummies would it hold? Assume a mummy takes up about 12 cubic feet of space.

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