# Volume of a Square Pyramid Formula

The Volume of a Square Pyramid Formula is = $\frac{1}{3}$$a^{2}$h

Where,
is the base length of the square base of the square pyramid.
h is the height of the square pyramid.

### Solved Examples

Question 1: Find the volume of a square pyramid of base length 6 cm and height 8 cm ?
Solution:
Given,

a = 6 cm
h = 8 cm
Volume of a square pyramid
= $\frac{1}{3}$a2h
= $\frac{1}{3}$ $\times$ (6 cm)2 $\times$ 8 cm
= $\frac{1}{3}$ $\times$ 36 cm2 $\times$ 8 cm
= 96 cm3

#### Practise This Question

Which of the following is a rational number between 4 and 4.5?