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Q: How are prisms and pyramids different?

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Prisms are different because they are not a triangular shape and pyramids are. If you think about it, in Ancient Egypt, how did the pyramids look like? Aha. NOW do you understand?

Pyramids and cones have one base and an apex whereas prisms and cylinders have two bases.

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.

they are not sometimes prisms

because they are based one one shape

No.

No.

i am not sure.

They are both polyhedra.

false

One difference is square pyramids have 4 triangular faces while rectangular prisms have none!

The surface area of prisms or pyramids are simply the total area of the corresponding nets.

pyramids are prisms. * * * * * Pyramids are not prisms nor are prisms pyramids. A pyramid has one polygonal base. Each side of that polygon is connected to a triangle, whose third vertices meet at a point above the base of the pyramid. A prism has two congruent polygonal bases that are parallel to one another. They are joined together by rectangles.

They are polyhedra.

Not true.

yes

Most of the common ones have already been named, so I will not be naming any. Prisms and pyramids are named according to the 2-dimensional shape of their base(s). For example, triangular prism or square based pyramid.

There are different kinds of space figures. The names of these space figures are rectangular prisms, cubes, pyramids, and cylinder.

Some hexahedra are prisms or pyramids.

they look like triangular prisms

true

They both have a triangular shape

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