Square Based Pyramids

By Ruby Maggie and Hannah

Square Based Pyramid

A square based pyramid has 5 faces. 1 face is on the base of the pyramid, the other 4 faces are on the sides of the pyramids.

A square based pyramid has 4 triangles on the side and a square on the bottom that is why it is called a square based Pyramid.

A square based pyramid has 8 edges, 4 of the edges are in the middle of the faces on the sides, the other 4 are on the base meeting the sides to the base.

Looking Down at a Square Based Pyramid From a Bird's Eye View

If you were looking down at a square based pyramid from a bird's eye view all you would see would be a square.