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# Is a rectangular pyramid the same as a square pyramid?

Updated: 11/1/2022

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No, because a rectangle is not the same as a square!

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### How many faces have a rectangular pyramid?

5 faces. It is the same for a triangular and square pyramid too.

there both flat

### 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.

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

A rectangular pyramid, or a square pyramid, has 5 faces in all.

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### What are the differences of a rectangular prism and a square pyramid?

a square pyramid has 5 faces and a rectangular prism has 6

### Why arn't all rectangular pyramids square pyramids?

A pyramid is named after the base of the pyramid.As not all rectangles are squares, only those rectangles which are (also) squares would make a rectangular pyramid a square pyramid.A rectangle is only a square if it is regular, ie all sides are the same length.So a rectangle 2 x 3 is not a square, and so a pyramid with this base would be a rectangular pyramid.However, a 4 x 4 rectangle is a square, and a pyramid with this base would be a square pyramid.

### How is a rectangular pyramid and a square pyramid alike?

no because a rectangular as 2 long sies and a sqare dont

### Does a cone and a pyramid have rectangular base?

A cone has a circular base while a pyramid has a square (rectangular) base.

### What is a rectangular based not square pyramid called?

A rectangle based pyramid!

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### Can a rectangle be the face of a square pyramid?

no, because it is a "square" pyramid so thus forth all sides must be equal.a square pyramid is referred to as a "square-based" pyramid so the sides must be triangular; the basehowever may be square or rectangular, so technically yes, only one of the faces of a square pyramid can be rectangular.