Pyramid problems related to surface area and volume with detailed solutions.
Volume of a Pyramid
We consider here a pyramid whose base is a rectangle.
Problem 1: Find a formula for the total area of the surface of the pyramid shown above
Solution to Problem 1:
Problem 2:Below is shown a pyramid with square base, side x, and height h. Find the value of x so that the volume of the pyramid is 1000 cm 3 the surface area is minimum.
Solution to Problem 2:
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