Hexagonal Pyramid
Definition of Hexagonal Pyramid
A pyramid with a hexagonal base is called to be a Hexagonal Pyramid.
More About Hexagonal Pyramid
 A hexagonal pyramid has six triangular lateral faces and a hexagonal base.
 Hexagonal pyramid is also called as Heptahedron.
 Surface Area (SA) of a regular hexagonal pyramid is given by SA = 3as+ 3sl, where a is the apothem length of the hexagon, s is the side length of the hexagon, and l is the slant height.
 Volume (V) of a regular hexagonal pyramid is given by V = h, where s is the side length of the hexagon and h is its
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Example of Hexagonal Pyramid
Solved Example on Hexagonal Pyramid
Ques: How many edges does a hexagonal pyramid have?
Choices:
A. 12B. 6
C. 8
D. 10
Correct Answer: A
Solution:

Step 1: There are 12 edges that are formed by joining 7 vertices in the hexagonal pyramid.
Step 2: So, the hexagonal pyramid has 12 edges.
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