Pronunciation: /ˈpɪr ə mɪd/ ?
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. D. Van Nostrand Company, 1908. (Accessed: 2010-01-02). http://www.archive.org/stream/mathengineer00kellrich#page/165/mode/1up/search/pyramid.
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Pyramid. 2001-01-01. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/p/pyramid.html.