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To start off a pyramid has 1 base and the prism has 2 bases. The prism has more vertices than a pyramid.

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Prisms are different because they are not a triangular shape and pyramids are. If you think about it, in ancient Egypt, how did the pyramids look like? Aha. NOW do you understand?

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the difference between a pyramid and prism (in geometry) is that a pyramid has one base and lateral faces that are triangles where prisms have two congruent bases and lateral faces that are parallelograms


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