Derivation Volume of the Pyramid

Description of the model

With this model, students can learn that 3 identical (‘leaning’) pyramids with a = h can be put together as a cube.
The volume must therefore be 1/3 *a *h.

Printing instructions and tips

Print the pyramid 3 times. It can be printed hollow with 3 shells.



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  • Rotate with the left mouse button.
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Additional Models

  • pyramid.stl
  • frame-cube.stl