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1 12.3 Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones GeometryMrs. SpitzSpring 2005
2 Objectives/Assignment Find the surface area of a pyramid.Find the surface area of a cone.Assignment: WS 12.3A
3 Finding the surface area of a pyramid A pyramid is a polyhedron in which the base is a polygon and the lateral faces are triangles with a common vertex. The intersection of two lateral faces is a lateral edge. The intersection of the base and a lateral face is a base edge. The altitude or height of a pyramid is the perpendicular distance between the base and the vertex.
4 More on pyramidsA regular pyramid has a regular polygon for a base and its height meets the base at its center. The slant height of a regular pyramid is the altitude of any lateral face. A nonregular pyramid does not have a slant height.
6 Ex. 1: Finding the Area of a Lateral Face Architecture. The lateral faces of the Pyramid Arena in Memphis, Tennessee, are covered with steal panels. Use the diagram of the arena to find the area of each lateral face of this regular pyramid.
8 Hexagonal PyramidsA regular hexagonal pyramid and its net are shown at the right. Let b represent the length of a base edge, and let l represent the slant height of the pyramid. The area of each lateral face is 1/2bl and the perimeter of the base if P = 6b. So the surface area is as follows:
9 Hexagonal pyramid Surface Area of a Regular Pyramid S = (Area of base) + 6(Area of lateral face)S = B + 6( ½ bl)SubstituteRewrite 6( ½ bl) as ½ (6b)l.S = B + (6b)lSubstitute P for 6bS = B + PlSurface Area of a Regular PyramidThe surface area S of a regular pyramid is:S = B + ½ Pl, where B is the area of the base, P is the perimeter of the base, and l is the slant height.
10 Ex. 2: Finding the surface area of a pyramid To find the surface area of the regular pyramid shown, start by finding the area of the base.Use the formula for the area of a regular polygon,½ (apothem)(perimeter). A diagram of the base is shown to the right.
11 Ex. 2: Finding the surface area of a pyramid After substituting, the area of the base is ½ ( )(6• 6), orsquare meters.
12 Surface areaNow you can find the surface area by using for the area of the base, B.
13 Finding the Surface Area of a Cone A circular cone, or cone, has a circular base and a vertex that is NOT in the same plane as the base. The altitude, or height, is the perpendicular distance between the vertex and the base. In a right cone, the height meets the base at its center and the slant height is the distance between the vertex and a point on the base edge.
14 Finding the Surface Area of a Cone The lateral surface of a cone consists of all segments that connect the vertex with points on the base edge. When you cut along the slant height and like the cone flat, you get the net shown at the right. In the net, the circular base has an area of r2 and the lateral surface area is the sector of a circle.
15 More on cones . . .You can find the area of this sector by using a proportion, as shown below.Area of sectorArc length=Set up proportionArea of circleCircumference2rArea of sectorSubstitute=l22l2rMultiply each side by l2Area of sector = l2 •2lArea of sector = rlSimplifyThe surface area of a cone is the sum of the base area and the lateral area, rl.
16 Theorem Surface Area of a Right Cone The surface area S of a right cone is S = r2 + rl, where r is the radius of the base and l is the slant height
17 Ex. 3: Finding the surface area of a cone To find the surface area of the right cone shown, use the formula for the surface area.S = r2 + rlWrite formulaS = 42 + (4)(6)SubstituteS = 16 + 24SimplifyS = 40SimplifyThe surface area is 40 square inches or about square inches.