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# What is the correct FORMULA for a triangular prism?

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###### Answered 2011-05-06 14:14:09

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The question had nothing to do with pyramids and, in any case, the answer is wrong!

There are different formulae for different aspect of a triangular prism: its volume, surface area, numbers of edges, faces, or vertices. there is no single formula.

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