Q: What is an 8 sided pyramid called?

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Pyramid

Tetrahedron. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tetrahedron

the pointy pyramid is just that a pyramid

Khafre Pyramid

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A four sided pyramid is called a square based pyramid. It has a square base and four sides,(called edges,) that join at the apex. (the top of the pyramid.)

A pentagonal pyramid.

A triangular pyramid.

A triangular pyramid A triangular pyramid has four sides - each of which is a triangle. There cannot be a three sided pyramid. If you mean a 3 sided Pyramid with its base being the forth side it would be a Quadrangle. A four-sided triangular solid is also called a tetrahedron, and two interlaced are called a Star Tetrahedron.

If you mean a pyramid with a four sided base, it is a square pyramid. If you mean one with four faces, it is a tetrahedron.

Octagonal pyramid

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Yes, it is called a tetrahedron or a triangular pyramid.

the typical 4 sided pyramid with a square base has 8 edges.

well actually it is a prism. If you mean a 5 sided pyramid with the 6 side being the bottom it would be called a Pentagonal Pyramid

A cube has 12 edges. A 4-sided pyramid has 8 edges. A 3-sided pyramid has 6 edges. There are also other pyramids with more sides.