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# What does a triangular prism have that rectangular prism does not have?

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

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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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