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Q: How is a triangular prism different from a triangular pyramid?

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square pyramid

A triangular prism.

Rectangular prism = 6Triangular prism = 5 Triangular pyramid = 4 Rectangular prism: it is still 6 Rectangular pyramid = 5.

A triangular pyramid.

A triangular prisim

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the trianagular pyramid has 5 faces the triangular prism has 6 faces

square pyramid

A triangular prism is a pentahedron, a triangular pyramid is a tetrahedron.

the difference is a triangular pyramid has a point at the top and a triangular prism doesn't and a triangular pyramid has a square at the bottom and tringular prism doesn't

A triangular prism.

rectangular prism

A triangular pyramid has 4 vertices, while a triangular prism has 6. Therefore, a triangular prism has 2 more vertices than a triangular pyramid.

Rectangular prism = 6Triangular prism = 5 Triangular pyramid = 4 Rectangular prism: it is still 6 Rectangular pyramid = 5.

five A triangular based prism has 5 A triangular based pyramid has 4 and there is no such thing as a triangular based prism pyramid - unless you mean a truncated pyramid (or a frustum) which is essentially a prism.

Rectangular prism.

A triangular pyramid.

Triangular prism has 6 vertices.Triangular pyramid has 4 vertices.

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