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# A pyramid has how many faces and sides?

Updated: 12/21/2022

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A rectangular pyramid has five faces. Sides are the same things as faces.

A pyramid with a triangular base has 4 faces. This is the more common type of pyramid in mathematics, as it is a platonic solid.

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### How many faces do a pyramid have?

A pyramid has 3 or 4 sides.

### How many sides does a pentagonal pyramid have?

A pentagonal pyramid has 6 faces.

### How many faces on a decagonal pyramid?

20 faces and 10 sides

### How many faces edges and sides does a triangular pyramid have?

Faces = sides = 5. Edges = 8

### How many faces a square pyramid have?

A square pyramid has five faces. There is the square that forms the base, and four triangular sides.

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4 faces. The number of faces on a pyramid is one more than the number of sides of the base. A triangle has 3 sides, therefore a triangular pyramid has 3 +1 = 4 faces.

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Five; the base and four sides.

### How many sides faces and vertices does a square based pyramid?

5 faces and 5 vertices. Since sides are the same thing as faces, there are 5 sides.

### What is the name of the sides of a pyramid?

The sides of a pyramid are known in geometry as faces.

### How many face has a pyramid?

If the base is a polygon with n sides, the pyramid will have n+1 faces. Triangle base (3 sides) gives 5 faces, Quadrilateral base (4 sides) has 5 faces, etc.

### How many faces are there on a pyrmidwhose base has 16 sides?

Including the base the pyramid will have 17 faces

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There are 4 faces but 5 sides (don't forget the bottom).