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Surface area word problem example (Full video)

Khan Academy
Supporting grades: 6

Description: Sal solves a word problem that involves surface area of a square pyramid. Her trophy is in the shape of a square pyramid and is covered in shiny gold foil. And so they give us some dimensions and we want how much gold foil and it's in inches squared so it's really going to be an area. And so essentially what they're asking is what is the surface area of this square pyramid.

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