Q: Can a pyramid have a square bottom?

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A square based pyramid.

square pyramid (bottom is a square)-5 points triangular pyramid (bottom is a triangle)-4 points

A pyramid is a structure with a square at the bottom and 4 triangles connecting them. You have the correct word.

The base is the bottom, so a square-based pyramid has ONE base.

Yes, the Great Pyramid of Giza is a square pyramid. From a birds eye view, you could see that the bottom is in the shape of a square. See: http://www.mathsisfun.com/geometry/pyramids.html

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A square based pyramid.

a square based pyramid is a square at the bottom and a pyramid at the top

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One has a rectangle on the bottom and the other has a square on the bottom.

It is just called a square pyramid, but its not square. Its only square on the bottom, so they call it a square pyramid, or you can simply just call it a pyramid because a pyramid is a pyramid.

A pyramid is a structure with a square at the bottom and 4 triangles connecting them. You have the correct word.

The difference is the shape. A cube is a 3D square. A square pyramid is a pyramid with for sides and a square on the bottom.

yes, it's a pyramid with a square base/bottom.

Square Pyramid

at the bottom is is a square and triangle on the sides

The base is the bottom, so a square-based pyramid has ONE base.

It's called a pyramid!