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Q: Is a square prism and a rectangular prism the same?

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a square pyramid has 5 faces and a rectangular prism has 6

A rectangular prism has 4 sides, and a triangular prism has three. Its like asking the difference between a Square and a Triangle!

There are three pairs of faces of a rectangular prism, each pair has the same dimensions.

Although there is a separate formula for it, yes, a cube is technically a rectangular prism, and you can use the rectangular prism's formula, because a rectangle is defined as a quadrilateral with four right angles, which a square is.

A rectangular prism is like a chalkboard eraser. A triangular prism is a pyramid. A pentagonal prism is a three dimensional home plate. None of them are the same.

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Triangular prism - 6 Rectangular prism - 8 Rectangular pyramid - 5 Square pyramid - 5 Answer: Rectangular prism

Yes it is.

a square pyramid has 5 faces and a rectangular prism has 6

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A rectangular prism.... has four rectangular, and two square faces.

on a square prism, all the sides are equal but the rectangular prisim has 2 or more rectangles on it.

A rectangular prism does not need to have any square faces. All its faces may be rectangular in shape. However, it may also have two or four square faces, yet still be a rectangular prism.

it is a square

A cube is a special case of a rectangular prism. If each edge of a rectangular prism were of the same measure, then it would be a cube.

A cube is like a square and a rectangular prism is like a rectangle.

A rectangular prism has two bases, each of which is a rectangle, and four rectangular sides. The 12 cubes are the same as the rectangular prisms, except that each of the rectangles is a square.

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