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Surface Area of Right Pyramids and Cones

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Find the surface area of the square pyramid shown. Include all faces in your calculations.

A pyramid with a square base and four lateral faces is displayed. Each side of the square base is marked with single tick, measured as 4 cm in length. A slant height extending from one side of the base through the lateral face to the apex of the pyramid is measured as 7 cm. The slant height is perpendicular to the side of square base, indicated by a right angle symbol.

Consider the following square pyramid:


Consider the rectangular pyramid with rectangular base of dimensions $6$6cm by $8$8cm and perpendicular height $6$6cm.


A small square pyramid of height $5$5 cm was removed from the top of a large square pyramid of height $10$10 cm to form the solid shown.

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