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    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.
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    Quote Originally Posted by angel16 View Post
    Hi I really need help, on how i can find the surface area of a pyramid, with a hexagonal base.
    This should help you get started.

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    Quote Originally Posted by angel16 View Post
    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.
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