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# What are the shapes of bases are in a triangular prism?

Updated: 11/5/2022

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A triangular prism has two three-sided bases and three rectangular lateral faces. A triangular prism has five faces, six vertices and nine edges.

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### What is a triangular prism-?

a triangular prism is a prism that has two triangular figures and three rectangular shapes.

### A triangular prism has how many bases?

Two. All prismatic shapes have two bases.

### How many shapes are used to make a triangular prism?

A triangular prism has 5 faces: 2 bases that are triangles, and 3 rectangles.

### 3D shapes- what do you call a shape that has 2 triangular bases and the rest are 3 squares?

A triangular prism.

### What does a triangular prism have that rectangular prism does not have?

a triangular prism has to triangular bases while a rectangular prism has a rectangle as the bases.

### What prism has triangular bases?

A triangular prism

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

A triangular prism has triangular bases, a heagonal prism has ... you guessed it! ... hexagonal bases.

### How many circular bases triangular prism?

None. By definition, a triangular prism has triangular bases. If it had circular bases it would be a circular prism (cylinder).

### What pirsim has triangular bases?

Assuming that pirsim is meant to be prism, the answer is that a triangular based prism has triangular bases!

### How many bases does a prism have?

It depends on what kind of prism you mean. For example, a rectangular prism has 6 bases and a triangular prism has 5 bases. A triangular prism only has two bases.

### How is a cylinder and triangular prism alike?

because the cylinder has a circular base and a triangular prism has a triangular base so they are both basic shapes.

### What are the shapes of the faces of the faces of a triangular prism?

A triangular prism has three rectangular faces and two triangular faces.