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# How is a triangular pyramid alike a triangular prism?

Updated: 11/3/2022

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A triangular pyramid is similar to a triangular prism because:

• These prisms have triangular bases.
• They have the sharp vertices on each side.
• These prisms also have quadrilateral faces or 4-sided faces!

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### How is the triangular prism and the square pyramid alike?

both have lateral face shapes that are riangles

### What is the difference beween a triangular prism and a triangular pyramid?

A triangular prism is a pentahedron, a triangular pyramid is a tetrahedron.

### What is the difference between a triangular pyramid and a triangular prism?

the difference is a triangular pyramid has a point at the top and a triangular prism doesn't and a triangular pyramid has a square at the bottom and tringular prism doesn't

### How many more vertices does a triangular prism have than a triangular pyramid?

A triangular pyramid has 4 vertices, while a triangular prism has 6. Therefore, a triangular prism has 2 more vertices than a triangular pyramid.

### Which has more vertices triangular prism rectangular prism rectangular pyramid triangular pyramid?

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### How many faces on a rectangular prism triangular prism triangular pyramid rectangular prism rectangular pyramid?

Rectangular prism = 6Triangular prism = 5 Triangular pyramid = 4 Rectangular prism: it is still 6 Rectangular pyramid = 5.

### Which has more sides a triangular pyramid or a triangular prism?

A triangular prism.

### How many faces has a triangular based prism pyramid have?

five A triangular based prism has 5 A triangular based pyramid has 4 and there is no such thing as a triangular based prism pyramid - unless you mean a truncated pyramid (or a frustum) which is essentially a prism.

### How is a triangular pyramid different from a triangular prism?

the trianagular pyramid has 5 faces the triangular prism has 6 faces

### Which one has more vertices triangular prism rectangular prism rectangular pyramid or triangular pyramid?

Rectangular prism.

### How is a triangular prism different from a triangular pyramid?

A prism has 2 bases and a pyramid has 5 faces