Volume of a Triangular Pyramid
Volume calculator for a triangular pyramid
Description, how many faces, edges and vertices are there in a triangular pyramid
The triangular pyramid has 4 faces both the faces and the base are triangles, it has 4 vertices and 6 edges. If all the triangles that form the base and the other faces are exactly the same, then we are in presence of a tetrahedron, which has a simpler formula to calculate the volume.
Formula for the volume of a triangular pyramid
To calculate the volume of a triangular pyramid we need to obtain the area of the base which is a triangle different than the other faces. Knowing the base's area, then you need to multiply this area by the height of the pyramid and divide it by 3.
Remember, in order to calculate the area of a triangle we need to know the base of the triangle, multiply it by the height of the triangle and finally divide it in two.
You can also use the online calculator to get the volume of the triangular pyramid automatically.
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