You can have a triangular prism but not a triangular cuboid which is a rectangular shape.
A rectangular prism has 4 sides, and a triangular prism has three. Its like asking the difference between a Square and a Triangle!
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A triangular prism has a uniformed cross-section whereas a rectangular pyramid does not.
The differnence is that a triangular prism has 5 faces and and rectangular prism had 4 faces.
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
a triangular prism has to triangular bases while a rectangular prism has a rectangle as the bases.
A triangular prism has two triangular faces, a rectangular prism does not have any.
Rectangular prism = 6Triangular prism = 5 Triangular pyramid = 4 Rectangular prism: it is still 6 Rectangular pyramid = 5.