Volume of a Pyramid

To find the volume of any pyramid, multiply the area of the base by the perpendicular height.
Now divide your answer by three.
The example shows a rectangular based pyramid.
If the base is triangular you will need to know how to work out the area of a triangle.
Try the interactive example below.  
Answers are rounded to two decimal places.



Length (l) = Width (w) =  Height (h) =



=
Volume =

1lwh
3

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