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Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones

Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones

Author: Craig Nelson
Description:

To explain how to find the surface area of pyramids and cones and how to find the slant height of pyramids and cones when given height and length or height and radius.

A visual explanation of how to find the surface area of pyramids and cones and how to find the slant height of pyramids and cones when given height and length or height and radius.

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Tutorial

Words to Know

  • Net - An arrangement of edge-joined polygons that can be folded to form a polyhedron (3D geometric object with flat faces and straight edges).
  • Slant Height - length of the elements of a cone or the height of the faces of a pyramid.

Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones

Surface Area of Pyramids Using Netting

Finding Slant Height of Cones and Pyramids