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because the flat side of a cone is a circle.

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What shape is the top and the bottom of a cylinder?

A circle

Does a cylinder have three faces?

No a cylinder only has 2 faces, the top circle and the bottom circle. If you are confused look at a soda can, the top of the soda can and the bottom of the soda can are your 2 faces.

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