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How many bases does a square pyramid?

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A square based pyramid has 5 vertices, 8 edges and 5 faces

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How many faces and bases does a square pyramid have?

A square pyramid has 1 square base and 4 triangle-shaped sides.

How many bases does a square based pyramid have?

The base is the bottom, so a square-based pyramid has ONE base.

Do a pyramid have a square base?

While it is possible for a pyramid to have a square bases, you should not assume that all pyramids have square bases. Try to picture a triangular pyramid in your head, hopefully you can see that it is possible, and this would answer your question.

How many bases are in square pyramid?

A square pyramid has five faces, one of which is a square and the remaining four are triangles. Conventionally such a pyramid is called a square BASED pyramid and in that context it has only one base. [That definition is used to distinguish it from a pentagonal pyramid, a hexagonal pyramid, etc.] However, any one of the five faces can be at the bottom.

How many bases does a squared pyramid have?

5. one for the square bottom, and one for each side coming out from the square

What is a triagonal pyramid?

It is a pyramid that has a triangle as its base. The pyramids of Egypt are all built on square bases.

How many faces vertices bases and edges does a square pyramid?

A square based pyramid has 8 edges, 6 vertices and 5 faces.

How is a square pyramid and cube alike?

They are polyhedra. They have [at least] one square face.

Can only a triangle can be the base of a pyramid?

no Pyramid bases can be any polygonal shape, but are often squares or triangles. The Egyptian Pyramids were constructed on square bases.

What is the difference between a square pyramid and a cone?

Main difference is that square pyramids have square bases, cones have circular bases. For this reason, they're calculated differently.

Can a pyramid have different shaped bases?

Pyramids are known with triangular and square bases. In theory, you could build a pyramid using any regular polygon as a base.