Pronunciation: /ˈpɪr ə mɪd/ Explain
A pyramid is a polyhedron formed by connecting a polygonal base and a point, called the apex. A regular pyramid has a regular polygon as its base. Right pyramid. Right regular pyramid.
- Keller, Samuel Smith. Mathematics for Engineering Students, Plane and Solid Geometry. pg 165. www.archive.org. D. Van Nostrand Company. 1908. Last Accessed 1/2/2010. http://www.archive.org/stream/mathengineer00kellrich#page/165/mode/1up/search/pyramid. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Pyramid. 5/5/2011. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/pyramid.html.