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# What has only one base and triangular lateral face?

Updated: 11/3/2022

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it is a pyramid

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A pyramid.

### Has only one base and triangular lateral faces?

The description given could fit that of a pyramid

### How many number of lateral faces does a triangular prism have?

3. You wanna know how?? First there are 3 triangles that touch the base, so there are only 3 lateral faces. :)

### Can any face of a pyramid be considered a base of the pyramid?

Any face of a tetrahedron can be considered a base. A pyramid, in general, has one polygonal face (with n sides) and n triangular faces. In such a pyramid, the triangular faces would normally not be considered bases - only the n-gon would.

### How do you find the base of a square pyramid when you only have the volume and height?

The base of a square pyramid is the only face that is a square - all the others are triangular in shape. So you do not need any measurements to determine which is the base.

### How many faces is on a squard pyramid?

There would be one face for each side of the square. The answer is four if you or only counting the triangular faces. It would be five if you are including the square base. * * * * * One square base and four triangular faces (that meet at an apex above the base).

### How is a triangular prismdiffrent from a triangular pyramid?

a triangular pyramid is a triangular prism but it doesn't work vise-versa. The prism needs a minimum of 1 triangle face but it can have more.A pyramid can only have one triangular face.

### How many faces edges and vertices doess a cone have?

A face is a polygon. There are none on a cone. There is only one vertex at the top of the cone. Although the cone does not have a face it does have a lateral side and a base.

### Does a pyramid have at least two congruent parallel bases?

Not true. They have only one base and several (3 or more) lateral triangular faces. A pyramid has a single vertex over a base - there are no parallel faces in any pyramid.

### How many faces on a square pyramid?

There would be one face for each side of the square. The answer is four if you or only counting the triangular faces. It would be five if you are including the square base. * * * * * One square base and four triangular faces (that meet at an apex above the base).

A tetrahedron.

### What is a spheres a base shape?

A sphere has no base, and since it has no base, it has only a surface area and no lateral area.