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Q: How is a cylinder different from a rectangular prism?

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A rectangular prism has a rectangular cross section whereas a cylinder has a circular cross section

5. A rectangular prism has 5 and a cylinder has none.

Because a rectangular prism has straight edges whereas a a cylinder has curved edges.

both 3d Alike: Both Cylinder and Prism have the same corresponding Top and Bottom. This is the definition. A Cylinder can be considered as a prism with infinite no. of sides. Different: The side walls of any Prism are flat but that of a cylinder is curved.

A rectangular prism.

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Because a rectangular prism has straight edges whereas a a cylinder has curved edges.

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