Posted by **Marlo** on Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 9:37pm.

What is the fomula to find the volume of a hexagonal pyramid?

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 9:40pm
http://mathworld.wolfram.com/HexagonalPyramid.html

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**Reiny**, Wednesday, April 16, 2008 at 9:56pm
The volume of any "pyramid" is

1/3(base)(height)

The base of a hexagon is made up of 6 equal equilateral triangles.

If you know the side of the hexagon that is easy to calculate.

BTW, if the side of the hexagon is 'a'

then each triangle has area (√3/4)(a^2)

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