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2010-12-01 00:40:17
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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


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No. The 'rectangular' or 'triangular' refer to the shape of the base of the prism. These are different.

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

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

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

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

A triangular prism has a triangular cross-section. A rectangular prism has a rectangular cross-section.

There are three rectangular faces in a triangular prism.

a triangular prism is a prism that has two triangular figures and three rectangular shapes.

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

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

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

Triangular prisms have triangles and rectangles. A rectangular prism has squares and rectangles.

A triangular prism has a triangle and a rectangular prism doesn't.

One is a triangle base...and the other a rectangle..

A prism can have a triangular cross-section with a rectangular base

Triangles.A triangular prism has two triangles joined by rectangles while a rectangular prism has two rectangles joined by rectangles.

A triangular prism has two triangular faces and 3 rectangular faces

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

They are three dimension shaes - but different.

A triangular prism has three rectangular faces and two triangular faces.

A triangular prism consists of two triangular bases and three rectangular sides. The shape is a pentahedron.

They both have sides that are rectangular in shape. They both have a constant cross-sectional shape equal to the shape of the ends (triangle for a triangular prism; rectangle for a rectangular prism).

Triangular prism: 6 Rectangular pyramid: 5 So the answer is 1.

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