# Square Pyramid: Underlying Anatomy

- Author:
- Tim Brzezinski

- Topic:
- Perimeter, Pyramid, Right Triangles, Square

Interact with this

**square pyramid**for a minute or two. You can alter the base and height of this**square pyramid**by dragging the 2 white points. How would you describe the relationship between a square pyramid's**LATERAL HEIGHT**and its**TRUE HEIGHT?**Suppose each edge of the square base measures 10 cm. If this square pyramid's lateral height measures 13 cm, what would its true height be?
What would the pyramid's **lateral area** be? What would its **total surface area** be?
What would its **volume** be?