How are prisms and pyramids similar?

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They are both polyhedra.

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How are prisms and pyramids similar and how are they different?

because they are based one one shape

How are cones and cylinders similar to pyramids and prisms?

cones are similar to pyramids because they come to a point, also known as the vertex. Cones and pyramids are also conic. Cylinders are similar to prisms because their base, no matter what shape, will translate (slide) all the way up the middle to the top. Basically, their 2 bases should always always always be congruent. Prisms and cylinders are also cylindric.

Are polyhedrons sometimes not prisms or pyramids?

they are not sometimes prisms

How are prisms and pyramids alike?

Both pyramids and prisms are three dimensional. Both of them have polygon faces. Another thing common about pyramids and prisms is that they have a base and faces.

Are there pyramids and prisms in a house?

i am not sure.

How are pyramids and triangular prisms the same?


What are the differences of rectangular prisms and square pyramids?

One difference is square pyramids have 4 triangular faces while rectangular prisms have none!

How is a net useful when finding the surface area of prisms and pyramids?

The surface area of prisms or pyramids are simply the total area of the corresponding nets.

What is the relationship between prisms and pyramids?

pyramids are prisms. * * * * * Pyramids are not prisms nor are prisms pyramids. A pyramid has one polygonal base. Each side of that polygon is connected to a triangle, whose third vertices meet at a point above the base of the pyramid. A prism has two congruent polygonal bases that are parallel to one another. They are joined together by rectangles.

How are pyramids and cones different than prisms and cylinders?

Pyramids and cones have a pointed top (apex) while prisms and cylinders have flat tops. Pyramids and cones have a single base, while prisms have two parallel bases. Cones have a curved surface while pyramids have triangular faces.

What do rectangular pyramids rectangular prisms have in common?

They are polyhedra.