Q: How is the number of vertices for a pyramid related to the name of the pyramid?

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Divide the number of vertices by 3. Find the name of the polygon with that many sides. The prism has that polygon as a base. For example, a prism with 24 vertices. Divide by 3 so that is 8. An 8 sided polygon is an octagon. The name is an octagon-based prism.

since the base is a hexagon my guess if this has a name would be: hexagonal pyramid

A hexahedron MUST have six faces since that is what the name means. It can have 5 vertices (triangular dipyramid), 6 vertices (pentagonal pyramid), 8 vertices (parallelepiped and similar)

Twice the name. A prism with an n-sided base will have 2n vertices.

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It's one more. A pyramid with an n-sided base will have n + 1 vertices, n + 1 faces, and 2n edges.

their bases and their vertices.

triangular pyramid

A hexagonal pyramid.

A square pyramid has 5 vertices:4 (coplanar) vertices form the square base which gives the shape its name, and the fifth at an apex (above the base).A square based pyramid has 5 vertices, 8 edges and 5 faces

A hexagonal pyramid is one possibility. A pentagonal bi-pyramid is another. There are others.

It is a square based pyramid which has 5 faces, 8 edges and 5 vertices

An octahedron is the name for a non-specific shape. It could, as described above, be a di-rectangular pyramid with 6 vertices. Or it could be a heptagonal pyramid, in which case it has 8 vertices. Or it could be a hexagonal prism, in which case it has 12 vertices. There are other octahedraons.

i have no clue * * * * * An octahedron is the name for a non-specific shape. It could, as described above, be a di-rectangular pyramid with 6 vertices. Or it could be a heptagonal pyramid, in which case it has 8 vertices. Or it could be a hexagonal prism, in which case it has 12 vertices. There are other octahedraons.

Divide the number of vertices by 3. Find the name of the polygon with that many sides. The prism has that polygon as a base. For example, a prism with 24 vertices. Divide by 3 so that is 8. An 8 sided polygon is an octagon. The name is an octagon-based prism.

Any way you like as long as the names are all different!

Square based pyramid.