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what is the difference between prism and pyramid

Asked by Diksha Verma(student) , on 5/12/11

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 In   geometry , a   pyramid   is a   polyhedron   formed by connecting a   polygonal   base and a point, called the   apex . Each base edge and apex form a triangle. It is a   conic solid   with polygonal base.

Square Pyramid
  1. A solid geometric figure whose two end faces are similar, equal, and parallel rectilinear figures, and whose sides are parallelograms.

Posted by Abhinav Verma(student)on 5/12/11

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 prism :- it is a polyhedron whose base and top are congruent polygons and latreral faces are parallelogram.

pyramid :-it is a polyhedron whose base is a polygon and lateral faces are triangles meeting at a common vertex.

Posted by Arpita Sukhwani(student)on 5/12/11

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