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# How is a rectangular pyramid and a rectangular prisims alike?

Updated: 8/21/2019

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They are both 3 dimensional shapes having surface area and volume.

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### How are a rectangular pyramid and a retangular prism alike?

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

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