# Surface Area of a Pyramid Calculator

The total surface area of a pyramid includes the area of the base and the area of all the triangular faces that makes up the sides. The total surface area of a pyramid is the sum of the base area and the total area of all the triangular faces or total lateral surface area.

The formula for calculating the surface are of a pyramid is given below.

**Total surface area of pyram**

**id = base area + area of all triangular faces.**