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Finding the Volume of a Pyramid
The Volume of a Pyramid
1/3 × [Base Area] × Height
The Volume of a Pyramid is one third the area of the
base times the height.
Note: They are call
Square Pyramids,
because their base
is a Square.
Example: Find the volume of the square pyramid
Formula is 1/3 area of the base time height.

step1: Find area of the base.  area = length x width
The area is 3cm * 3cm = 6 cm ( the area)

Step2: multiply 1/3 by 6 cm  = 3

Step3: Find the height.
The height is
5 cm

Step4: multiply 3 cm x
5 c m = 15 cm

volume is 15 or v = 15
volume of a pyramid