Solve for Surface Area of Square Pyramid Worksheet

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A square pyramid is a type of pyramid whose base is a square. It is made up of four sides that are triangles. The term ‘surface’ signifies the outside part of a figure. The surface area of a square pyramid is the sum of its base and area of lateral faces. The surface area of a square pyramid can be calculated using the formula: a.a + 2al.  

Grade 7
Surface Area And Volume

Teaching Surface Area of Square Pyramid Easily 


  • Base Area: The base area of the pyramid is the side length of the square. It is represented by ‘a’. 


  • Slant Height: The height of each side's face is known as slant height. It is also known as slant height. 


Here is an example to solve a question on the surface area of a square pyramid. Let’s look at the given example mentioned below to understand more about the surface area of a square pyramid. 


                          Surface Area of a Square Pyramid = a.a + 2al 


                           A = side of base 

                           L = Slant Height 

                          a*a = area of the base  

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