# Math

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

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1. http://mathworld.wolfram.com/HexagonalPyramid.html

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2. 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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