Pyramid Volume Calculator

Created by Davide Borchia
Last updated: Jun 27, 2022
Any pyramid has a volume that is 1/3 its height multiplied by its base area, whether a triangle, square, or any other shape.
Davide Borchia
Base type
Regular-shaped base
Pyramid with a regular base with 4 sides

The volume formula works for both right and oblique pyramids.
Shape of base
square (4-sides)
Height (h)
Side length (a)
cu in
Use Advanced mode to show slant height, lateral edge length and surface area, for right pyramids.
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