Math Guide

Pyramid Shaped Objects Around the House

A pyramid (from Greek "πυραμίς" - pyramis) is a architecture where the outer surfaces are triangular and converge at a point. The base of a pyramid may be trilateral, quadrilateral, or any polygon shape, meaning that a pyramid has at least three outer surfaces (at least four faces including the base). The square pyramid having a square base with four triangular outer surfaces is a common version.



Types of pyramids - Pyramid shaped objects around the house:


The following are the types of pyramids from pyramid shaped objects around the house article are listed below:

  •             Regular pyramid
  •              Triangular pyramid
  •              Rectangular pyramid
  •              Square pyramid

Regular pyramid:

If the base of a pyramid is in the shape of a regular polygon, then the pyramid is said to be a regular pyramid.


Triangular pyramid:

If the base of a pyramid is in the shape of a triangle, then the pyramid is said to be a triangular pyramid.


Rectangular pyramid:

If the base of a pyramid is in the shape of a rectangle, then the pyramid is said to be a rectangular pyramid.


Square pyramid:

If the base of a pyramid is in the shape of a square, then the pyramid is said to be a square pyramid.


Surface area of pyramid - Pyramid shaped objects around the house:


Surface area of a pyramid = (base area) + ½ (perimeter of base * slant height of the pyramid).


Volume of a pyramid - Pyramid shaped objects around the house:

              Volume of Pyramid = 1/3 * (base)2 * (height of the pyramid).


Pyramid shaped objects around the house:

              The pyramid shaped objects around the house are listed below:

  •               Pyramid of oranges
  •               Pyramid of tablets
  •               Pyramid of ants
  •               Pyramid of balanced diet
  •               Pyramid of stones
  •               Pyramid of cards
  •               Pyramid of apples

Pyramid of oranges:

             This pyramid is formed of a collection of oranges.


Pyramid of tablets:

             This pyramid is formed of a collection of tablets.


Pyramid of ants:

             This pyramid is formed of a group of ants.


Pyramid of balanced diet:

             This pyramid is formed of a balanced diet food items.


Pyramid of stones:

             This pyramid is formed of a collection of stones.


Pyramid of cards:

             This pyramid is formed of a collection of cards.


Pyramid of apples:

             This pyramid is formed of a collection of apples.