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ENDEAVOURS SECONDARY SCHOOL

SECONDARY TWO MATHEMATICS MENSURATION OF PYRAMIDS Name: ________________________________ ( ) Class: ________

Volume of pyramid =

1. Find the volume of the figures below a)

b)

c)

d)

2) Mr Smith wants to build a square pyramid out of sand. He wants the pyramid to be 6 feet tall, and its base edge to be 16 feet long. How many cubic feet of sand will he need? 3) A cube has sides that are 9 metres. Find the height of a square pyramid that has base edges of 9 and double the volume of the cube.

1. Find the total surface area of each of the regular pyramid

a)

b)

c)

d)

2) The great pyramids of Khufu is located in El Giza, Egypt. Pyramids were built to serve as tombs pharohs of ancient Egypt. The Great Pyramid is 481 m high and has a square base of a length m. a. Approximate the slant height of the Great Pyramid b. c. Approximate the area of each lateral face of the Great Pyramid Approximate the surface area of the Great Pyramid

3) Find the total surface are of a rectangular pyramid measuring 4 m and 9 m along the base, with slant heights of 10.1 m and 9.2 m respectively. Surface area of pyramids
Total surfacearea of pyramid Base Area Sum of Area of Lateral faces