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# What is a pyramid with a square base called?

Updated: 4/26/2024

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A square pyramid.

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A pyramid with a square base is called a square pyramid. It is a three-dimensional shape that has a square as its base and four triangular faces that meet at a point called the apex.

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### Is there something called square pyramid?

yes, it's a pyramid with a square base/bottom.

### What is the base of a square pyramid?

The base of a square pyramid is a square. The pyramid has 4 faces making the base have four edges. SQUARE PYRAMID

### What is a four sided pyramid called?

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.)

### How many faces are in a square pyramid?

A square pyramid has one base, and it is a square. That's why it's called a square pyramid. And because the base is a square, it has four sides.

### Does a triangular pyramid or a rectangular pyramid have a square base?

Neither a triangular nor a rectangular pyramid has a square base. A square pyramid has a square base.

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### What is a 4 sided pyramid called?

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.

### What is a 3 d triangle with a square base?

That is called a pyramid.

### How many corners and edges does a square base pyramid have?

A square pyramid has:5 Faces8 Edges5 Corners (called vertices)

### What is square pyramid?

A square pyramid is a pyramid whose base is in the shape of a square.

### What is the base of a pyramid in geometry?

A pyramid has a square base.

### How are square pyramid and triangular pyramid different?

A square pyramid has a square base and four sides. A triangular pyramid has a triangular base and three sides.