# Math Help - Find the volume

1. ## Find the volume

Find the volume of the described solid S: a pyramid with height h and base an equilateral triangle with side a(a tetrahedron).
Thank you very much.

2. Originally Posted by seit
Find the volume of the described solid S: a pyramid with height h and base an equilateral triangle with side a(a tetrahedron).
Thank you very much.
Use the formula:

$Volume = \frac13 \times \text{height} \times \text{base area}$

3. Originally Posted by seit
Find the volume of the described solid S: a pyramid with height h and base an equilateral triangle with side a(a tetrahedron).
Thank you very much.
Unknown008 gives a formula but that's probably not how you are intended to do this problem. What have you done on this yourself? Have you tried approximating the solid by slices parallel to the base?