# Surface area pyramid

The surface area of any shape can be found by adding together the surface areas of its parts.

## Pyramid

If you always imagine pulling apart the pyramid and drawing it out you can clearly see one rectangle and four triangles.

**NOTE:**

Surface area of a triangulated pyramid can be treated in a similar way:

# Surface area pyramid

The surface area of any shape can be found by adding together the surface areas of its parts.

## Pyramid

If you always imagine pulling apart the pyramid and drawing it out you can clearly see one rectangle and four triangles.

## The rectangle

The surface area of the rectangle = Length x Width