Parts of a Pyramid
Below you can see pictures of both the altitude and the slant height of a pyramid. The length of the altitude is the pyramid's height.
Regular Pyramid PropertiesThe Pyramid on the left is a regular pyramid.
- Properties of a Regular Pyramid
- The altitude is perpendicular to the center of the base. (The center of the base is the point that is equidistant from all vertices of the polygon)
- The base is a regular polygon