Volumes of pyramid and prism

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These two solids have the same base and height.

Drag the screen with a right mouse (or with Control and a left mouse on a Mac) to change the angle of view, in order to see the details better.

Drag a vertex point to change the size or orientation of the (green) pyramid.

The line of reflection can also be changed by dragging.

Notice the relationship between the volumes of the two solids.

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Constructed by Barry Kissane