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Q: What other shape has the same base as a triangular prism?

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A triangular prism can have a square or triangular base.

A triangular prism can have a square or triangular base, but faces are normally triangles. (I think)

It is normally rectangular in shape.

No. The 'rectangular' or 'triangular' refer to the shape of the base of the prism. These are different.

You can call it a "triangular prism" rather than "triangular based prism" ... saying a prism is "triangular" imply that the base is a triangle. There's no other name that I know of. A prism is just a 3d shape, so all you have to say is <type of shape> + prism to get the point across.

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A triangular prism is so called because the shape of the ends is a triangle. A triangular pyramid is so called because the shape of the base is a triangle.

Their base shape. For example a rectangular prism has base that is a rectangle. Guess what kind of base shape a triangular prism has? yes, triangle.

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

It could be a pyramid with a quadrilateral base or a triangular prism. There are, of course, other related shapes that it could be.

A Square prism has a square base a triangular has a trianguler base

A triangular PYRAMID has a triangular base.

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