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

Updated: 8/20/2023

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A rectangular prism is a cuboid which has 8 vertices (corners), while a triangular prism has six vertices
A triangular prism is like a cylinder but with triangles instead of circles

A rectangular prism is the same

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A triangle on each end.

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