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# What shape is a triangular based pyramid?

Updated: 11/1/2022

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β 14y ago

It is a tetrahedron, which is defined as a four- sided figure with all triangular sides.

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β 11y ago

A pyramid with a triangular base is known as a tetrahedron.

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