# math

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A pyramid on its side is shown with its height measuring 22 m and its base measuring 8 m.

Find the lateral area of the square pyramid.

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1. The base has an area. It cannot be just 8 cm.
So, I assume you meant that the base is a square with sides 8 cm each.

In any case, the area is the square base (8^2) plus the area of the four triangular faces, each with base 8 and lateral height √(22^2-4^2)

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2. I know how to do all of this but I forgot how to find the perimeter of the base.

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3. can you work it out

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