Pronunciation: /ˈpɪr.ə.mɪd/ Explain
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A pyramid is a
formed by connecting a
base and a
point, called the apex.
A regular pyramid has a
as its base.
A right pyramid is where the apex is directly overflow
the center of the base. A right regular pyramid is a
right pyramid with a regular polygon as a base.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, pyramid. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 147. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- Keller, Samuel Smith. Mathematics for Engineering Students, Plane and Solid Geometry. pg 165. www.archive.org. D. Van Nostrand Company. 1908. Last Accessed 12/3/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/mathengineer00kellrich#page/165/mode/1up/search/pyramid. Buy the book
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Pyramid. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/pyramid.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
12/1/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, updated geogebra app. (McAdams, David E.)
8/3/2018: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)