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# What is a polyhedron in which one face can be any polygon and the lateral faces are triangles that meet at a common vertex?

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A pyramid has a polygonal base with all other sides being triangles. As the Egyptians famously demonstrated, a common pyramid has a square base with four triangles meeting at a vertex, but any polygon - regular or irregular - can be used as the base of such a polyhedron. Wiki User

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Q: What is a polyhedron in which one face can be any polygon and the lateral faces are triangles that meet at a common vertex?
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### What is polyhedron with polygonal base and triangular sides with common vertex?

pyramid An pyramid is a geometric solid of the shape made famous by the royal tombs of ancient Egypt. It is a solid whose base is a polygon and whose lateral faces are triangles with a common vertex

### What does pyramid mean in math terms?

A polyhedron of which one face is a polygon of any number of sides, and the other faces are triangles with a common vertex.

### What does a polygon and a polyhedron have in common?

Both are basic geometric figures. A polygon is a 2-dimensional area enclosed by straight lines. A polyhedron is an analogous figure in 3-dimensional space, but they do not have all that much in common.A polyhedron is bounded by polygons, not straight lines.

### What polyhedron have a polygon for a base and triangle sides with a common vertex?

A pyramid seems to fit the description.

### What is Definition of a square pyramid?

A polyhedron of which one face is a square, and the other faces are triangles with a common vertex.

### What is a polyhedron having a polygon for a base and triangular sides with a common vertex?

A pyramid fits the given description

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### What is a polyhedron with a polygon base and triangular sides that all meet at a common vortex?

A pyramid would seem to fit the given description.

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