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Q: How is a hexagonal prism different to a hexagonal pyramid?

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A hexagonal prism has 12 vertices, 8 faces and 18 edges. A hexagonal pyramid has 7 vertices, 7 faces and 12 edges.

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they are the same one is a prism and one is a pyramid

Faces of Hexagonal PrismA hexagonal prism has seven faces.

Both have at least one hexagonal face (base) ?

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A hexagonal prism has 2 hexagon faces and a hexagonal pyramid has 1 hexagonal face.

yes hexagonal prism: 7 hexagonal pyramid: 6

A hexagonal prism has hexagons at each end whereas a hexagonal pyramid has a hexagonal base and an apex. The numbers of faces, shapes of the faces, numbers of edges and vertices are all different.

A hexagonal prism has 12 vertices, 8 faces and 18 edges. A hexagonal pyramid has 7 vertices, 7 faces and 12 edges.

It is not.

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hexagonal pyramid

They are both polyhedra. Both have at least one hexagonal face. A 6-pyramid has only one hexagonal face, a 6-prism has 2. A 6-pyramid has only 7 face, a 6-prism has 8. A 6-pyramid has only 12 edges face, a 6-prism has 18. A 6-pyramid has only 7 vertices, a 6-prism has 12.

they are the same one is a prism and one is a pyramid

No.

Hexagonal prisms are things such as a honeycomb filled with honey; it is more of a cube-ish form. As for the pyramid, is buids upward and the bottim has 6 sides.

A hexagonal pyramid is a hexagon that has 6 flat faces converging to one point. A hexagonal prism is a hexagon that has 6 flat faces connecting it to another hexagon.

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