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Q: What is the other name for a square pyramid?

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It is a square based pyramid. And the word is which, not witch!

It is just called a square pyramid, but its not square. Its only square on the bottom, so they call it a square pyramid, or you can simply just call it a pyramid because a pyramid is a pyramid.

Because its base is a square.

No, a square pyramid has only 1 square (the base) and the other 4 are triangles

A square based pyramid is a 3-d object. It does not have a 2-d name!

Depends on the pyramid. A pyramid with a square (or quadrilateral) base would indeed have 8 edges, but a pyramid can have any other polygon as a base.Depends on the pyramid. A pyramid with a square (or quadrilateral) base would indeed have 8 edges, but a pyramid can have any other polygon as a base.Depends on the pyramid. A pyramid with a square (or quadrilateral) base would indeed have 8 edges, but a pyramid can have any other polygon as a base.Depends on the pyramid. A pyramid with a square (or quadrilateral) base would indeed have 8 edges, but a pyramid can have any other polygon as a base.

A square based pyramid is the best name. It is a pentahedron, but that could also refer to a pyramid on any quadrilateral base and so the name is far less informative.

One has a rectangle on the bottom and the other has a square on the bottom.

A square pyramid's base is a square. You can tell by the name (for exp. a triangular pyramid's base is a triangle.) Good luck with whatever you need it for :)

4 triangles and 1 square

One has a triangle base whereas the other has a square base

Your base is a square and the other faces are triangles.

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