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# What is difference between  hexagonal pyramid and prism????

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, added an answer, on 14/11/12
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HEXAGONAL PRISM - 1. The top and the base of hexagonal prism are congruent.

2. The lateral sides are polygons.

HEXAGONAL PYRAMID - 1. Base is always a hexagon.

2.The lateral faces are always traingles and have a common vertex.

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, added an answer, on 11/11/12
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hexagonal base PRISM:

1. the base and the top of this polyhedron are congruent hexagons.
2. the lateral sides are rectangles.
3. V= 12

F=8

E=18

hexagonal base pyramid:

1. base of this polyhedron is a hexagon and all the other faces join to the common vertex.
2. the lateral faces are all triangles.
3.  V= 7, E= 12 AND F= 7

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