# SOLUTION: A pyramid has a square base. Find the surface area of the pyramid if its slant height is 10 centimeters and the sides of its base are 5 centimeters long.

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 Click here to see ALL problems on Volume Question 108634: A pyramid has a square base. Find the surface area of the pyramid if its slant height is 10 centimeters and the sides of its base are 5 centimeters long.Answer by checkley71(8403)   (Show Source): You can put this solution on YOUR website!A SQUARE PYRAMID HAS 4 TRIANGLE SIDES WITH A BASE OF 5 CM & A HEIGHT OF 10CM. AREA OF EACH TRIANGLE=(B*H)/2 THUS WE HAVE 4(5*10)/2=4*50/2=200/2=100 SQUARE CM.