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# Compare rectangular pyramids and rectangular prisms How are they alike?

Updated: 9/14/2023

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there both rectangle

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### How are alike rectangular pyramids and rectangular prisms?

They both have at least one rectangular face.

### How are rectangular pyramids and rectangular prisms alike?

They are both 3d solid figures based on rectangles.

### How are rectangular prisms are alike?

They are all rectangular prisms!

### How are triangular prisms and pyramids alike?

They both have a triangular shape

### How are prisms and pyramids alike?

Both pyramids and prisms are three dimensional. Both of them have polygon faces. Another thing common about pyramids and prisms is that they have a base and faces.

### How are a rectangular and a triangular pyramid alike?

Rectangular pyramids and triangular pyramids both have triangular faces.

### How are a cube a rectangular prism and a cylinder alike?

They are all, technically, prisms.

### How is rectangular prism alike to rectangular pyramids?

Rectangular prisms have two rectangles at each base. Take four lines and connect the four corners perpendicularly of the two rectangles to make a rectangular prism. Rectangular pyrimads only have one rectangle base. Draw four lines from the four corners of the rectangle and make those four lines meet at one point. The way these two are alike is that they both had rectangular bases.

### Compare rectangular pyramids and rectagular prisms are they alike?

No they are not. Apart from being (3-dimensional) polyhedra, their only similarity is the fact that a rectangular pyramid has a rectangular face and so has a rectangular prism. But a rectangular pyramid has only one, the remaining four faces are triangular. On the other hand, a rectangular prism has only rectangular faces - 6 of them. I guess that is like saying a human is like half a chair because they both have two legs! They are both 3-d objects and they are similar in this one respect even though in every other respect they are different.

### How are prisms and cylinders alike and different?

Prisms have polygonal cross sections and several rectangular lateral faces. Cylinders have circular cross sections and one curved lateral face.

### How are rectangular pyramid and triangular prism alike?

Both are 3D shapes which are pentahedra, comprising triangles and rectangle(s).

### How is the rectangular prism and the rectangular prism alike?

they are the same shape, so they will be alike.