**Right Regular Pyramid**

A right pyramid with a base that is a regular polygon. If the base is a triangle then the figure is called a tetrahedron.

Note: For some mathematicians regular pyramid means the same as right regular pyramid.

Additional note: The Egyptian pyramids are right regular pyramids with square bases.

Solid view: right regular pyramid with a regularpentagon as base | Frame view: right regular pyramid with a regularpentagon as base |

Lateral surface area for a right regular pyramid = Total surface area for a right regular pyramid = h = height of the pyramidB = area of the baseP = perimeter of the bases = slant height |

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