# Math Help - urgent surface area of a pyramid, with a hexagonal base

1. ## urgent surface area of a pyramid, with a hexagonal base

Hi I really need help, on how i can find the surface area of a pyramid, with a hexagonal base.

2. Originally Posted by angel16
Hi I really need help, on how i can find the surface area of a pyramid, with a hexagonal base.

-Dan

3. Originally Posted by angel16
Hi I really need help, on how i can find the surface area of a pyramid, with a hexagonal base.
If you cut the pyramide along the slanted edges e and then lay flat the complete surface you'll get the figur at the left.

How you can assemble a complete pyramide by this area is shown by the figure at the right.

Use the formulas from the link which topsquark has posted.