A prism is any 3 dimensional geometric object with parallel bases which are congruent polygons. The lateral faces of a prism are parallelograms. We generally talk of an n-sided prism where n is a natural number telling us the number of sides the prism has. To be more precise an prism is a polyhedron with two congruent polygonal faces and all the remaining faces are parallelograms. A cube is a common example of a prism. It has six sides. A triangular prism has 5 sides. So the answer to the questions : how many sides does a prism have? is it all depends on the prism, it can have different number of sides. Now a pyramid is also a 3 dimensional shape but instead of two bases it has one base connected to a point called the apex. The base of a prism is a polygon and a prism is a polyhedron also. It can have different number of sides also so there is once again no fixed answer.
A five sided pyramid.
A prism is 3d and a pyramid is in 2d
A square pyramid has 5 vertices. A triangular prism has 6 vertices.
Rectangular prism has 3 more vertices than rectangular pyramid. Rectangular prism has 8 vertices. Rectangular pyramid has 5 vertices.
A triangular prism.
Difference 1: A prism has two bases that are parallel to each other. A pyramid has only one base. Difference 2: The sides of a prism are rectangular (these are the sides that aren't the bases)_. The sides of a pyramid are triangular.
depends what kind of pyramid, if its a four sided pyramid then its the same but if its a three sided pyramid then the triangular prism has more
Square Pyramid has a square base and 4 triangular sides. Triangular Pyramid has a triangle base and 3 triangular sides.
triangular prism, or a pyramid.
No type of pyramid can have 4 sides, it can have only 4 faces.
Rectangular prism = 6Triangular prism = 5 Triangular pyramid = 4 Rectangular prism: it is still 6 Rectangular pyramid = 5.
The difference beween a Triangular Prism, and a Triangular Pyramid (Tetrahedron) Prism Pyramid Five sides Four sides ---------> 1 less than the Prism Six corners Four corners -------> 2 less than the Prism Nine edges Six edges ----------> 3 less than the Prism So there you go. Thanks for reading
It depends on a decagonal what. There will be different answers for a decagonal pyramid, prism, dipyramid, etc.