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# How are prisms and cylinders alike?

Updated: 9/13/2023

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### 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.

### The difference between cylinders and prisms is that cylinders have 2 bases whereas the bases of prisms are?

... whereas one of the "bases" of prisms are vertices.

### How are prisms and cylinders different?

Prisms have polygons as bases whereas cylinders have circles as bases. In a way, a cylinder is like a circular prism.

### How are rectangular prisms are alike?

They are all rectangular prisms!

they arent

### How are cylinders and rectangular prisms similar?

Cylinders are circles pulled out into the third dimension and rectangular prisms are rectangles pulled into the third dimension.

### Why are prisms and cylinders alike?

Alike: Both Cylinder and Prism have the same corresponding Top and Bottom. This is the definition. A Cylinder can be considered as a prism with infinite no. of sides. Different: The side walls of any Prism are flat but that of a cylinder is curved.

### Which can be used as prism?

Cylinders and cuboids are types of prisms.

### What solid figures that have no vertices?

Spheres, cylinders and sometimes prisms

### How are pyramids and cones different than prisms and cylinders?

They depend on radius rather than perimeter.

### How are all prisms alike?

They are all pointy on the top.

### What kinds of 3d shapes are there?

There is prisms and pyramids. There are also spheres and cylinders