triangular pyramids have 3 triangles coming to a point, which come off of a common triangular base. In the case of a rectangular pyramid, 4 triangles come off of a rectangular base,
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1. Draw a 6by8 rectangle in the center of the graph paper (6 squares in width and 8 squares in height). 2. Starting at the top left of the rectangle, count over to the right three
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1/3 base x height.
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The formula for the area of a rectangular pyramid is 1/3 (Area of
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