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Q: Does a cylinder have to have a circular base?

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a cylinder has to have a circular base because it is a circular prism

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A cylinder is not a prism because it has a circular base and therefore requires a different formula to figure out its volume, surface area, etc.

A cone has a flat circular base

A prism. A prism is named for its base, eg a triangular prism has a triangle for the base. If the base is a circle, the circular prism is called a cylinder.

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a cylinder has to have a circular base because it is a circular prism

cylinder is the name for a circular prism

The base of a cylinder is the circular part. What exactly are you trying to DO with it?

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Yes

A cylinder

It is one of the flat circular bit, and is at the end of the cylinder.

A cone and a cylinder

A circular plane surface

Volume of a CylinderThe volume of a cylinder is the product of the area of its base and its height. Because a cylinder has a circular base, the volume of a cylinder is: Pi x r squared x hwhere r is the radius of the circular base and his the height.

The circular base of a cylinder has the same properties as that of a circle.

a cylinder is any prism with a circular base and 2 edges

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