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# What is a polyhedron whose bases are triangles and the other faces are parallelograms?

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Triangular prism

### What is meant by a triangular prism?

A triangular prism is one with two triangles as the bases and 3 corresponding parallelograms as faces. The triangular prism is also a prismatic uniform polyhedron.

### What 3d shape has 2 opposite identical faces and some other faces which are parallelograms?

Prism, which a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases) and whose lateral faces are parallelograms.

### A polyhedron with two parallel congruent bases and all other faces being parallelograms is what?

It is a skew prism. If the parallelograms are rectangles then it is a right prism.

### Are the faces on a prism parallelograms?

No, they are triangles.

### Which 3-d has 2 opposite identical faces and some other face which are parallelograms?

Prism, which a polyhedron with two congruent and parallel faces (the bases) and whose lateral faces are parallelograms.

### What is a Polyhedron with eight sides that are triangles?

Octahedron- A polyhedron with eight faces. All faces of a regular octahedron are congruent, equilateral triangles.

### What solid with two parallel bases that are congruent triangles has later faces that are parallelograms?

It is a prism. More specifically, "A solid figure that has two bases that are parallel, congruent polygons and with all other faces that are parallelograms." This describes the general prism. Replace "polygons" with "triangles" and you have specified a triangular prism.

octahedron

### What polyhedron has 8 faces that are triangles?

An octahedron - which is like two rectangular pyramids whose bases have been stuck together.

### Can a polyhedron have 4 triangles for its faces?

Yes: the tetrahedron.

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