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# What makes a triangular prism a triangular prism?

Updated: 12/12/2022 Wiki User

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It is a three dimensional shape bounded by polygonal faces (a polyhedron) which has a uniform triangular cross section, parallel triangular bases, and the remaining faces are rectangular. Wiki User

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Q: What makes a triangular prism a triangular prism?
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### What polygon makes a triangular prism?

A triangle forms the cross-section of a triangular prism.

### How many faces does a small triangular prism have?

A triangular prism has 5 faces. The size of the prism makes no difference.

### What makes triangle prism a triangle prism?

It has triangular bases and a triangular cross-section across its main axis.

### 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

### How are a triangular prism and a rectangular prism are they different?

a triangular prism is different from a rectangular prism because: their names are different a triangular prism has a triangle for its' base a rectangular prism has a rectangle base a triangular prism has less sides than a rectangular prism a rectangular prism has more sides than a triangular prism

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

A triangular prism.

### What shape does a triangular prism have than a rectangular prism does not have?

A triangular prism has two triangular faces, a rectangular prism does not have any.

### Does 2 triangular prisms make a square prism?

It makes a sphere

### What is the formula of a triangular prism?

What is the formula for a triangular prism

### What do you do with the net of a triangular prism?

you fold into into a triangular prism

### What is the properties of the triangular prism?

Prism-like and triangular.