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great pyramid of giza


superficial area




The Great Pyramid of Giza also known as the pyramid of Cheops is the oldest and largest of the 3 main pyramids of the Necropolis of Giza. Built during the fourth dynasty of ancient Egypt. It is one of the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World and the only one that remains standing.



The area of ​​the triangle is calculated by multiplying the base (230m) by the height (140m) and dividing it by two, which would be 16100m squared.

triangle area

The superficial area is calculated by adding the base area (52900 m2) with the lateral area (64400 m2).

The lateral area is calculated by multiplying the area of ​​the triangle (16100m2) by four.

lateral area

The area of ​​the base is calculated by squaring the side (230m) which would give 52900m squared.

base area

superficial area

V=Abase x h/3v=52900 x 140/3= 2468,67m3

To calculate the volume you have to multiply the base area (52900m2) by the height (140m) and divide it by three.


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