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Q: What is the difference between a rectangular prism and a triangular prism?

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

the difference is a triangular pyramid has a point at the top and a triangular prism doesn't and a triangular pyramid has a square at the bottom and tringular prism doesn't

A triangular prism has triangular bases, a heagonal prism has ... you guessed it! ... hexagonal bases.

A pyramid is a triangular 3D shape. A prism can be rectangular too.

A cylinder has a circular cross section, a rectangular prism has a rectangular cross section.

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You can have a triangular prism but not a triangular cuboid which is a rectangular shape.

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

A rectangular prism is a cuboid which has 8 vertices (corners), while a triangular prism has six verticesA triangular prism is like a cylinder but with triangles instead of circlesA rectangular prism is the same

A triangular prism has a uniformed cross-section whereas a rectangular pyramid does not.

The differnence is that a triangular prism has 5 faces and and rectangular prism had 4 faces.

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a triangular prism is different from a rectangular prism because: their names are different a triangular prism has a triangle for its' base a rectangular prism has a rectangle base a triangular prism has less sides than a rectangular prism a rectangular prism has more sides than a triangular prism

a triangular prism has to triangular bases while a rectangular prism has a rectangle as the bases.

rectangular prism

A triangular prism has two triangular faces, a rectangular prism does not have any.

Rectangular prism = 6Triangular prism = 5 Triangular pyramid = 4 Rectangular prism: it is still 6 Rectangular pyramid = 5.

Rectangular prism.

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