What is the Surface Area of a Pyramid?

The surface area of a pyramid is basically the sum of the areas of the sides of a pyramid. There are 4 basic kinds of pyramids: hexagonal, pentagonal, square, and triangular. (For example, if the base has 4 equal sides then it is a square pyramid.) To figure the surface area, determine what type pyramid it is then use the appropriate formula from the URL attached. For more information look here: