Triangular Prism
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When I think of a traingular prism, my first thought is of a Toblarone chocolate bar! It was the first item I ever remember being packaged as a prism. My dad would bring one into math class when we first started studying this shape. And it is still as good today as it was way back when, for a child to see how this shape is constructed. If you open up the packaging, you have an instant triangular prism net!

Triangular Prism Facts

Image

Cross Section

Faces

FIVE - The front and back triangles, and three rectangles.


Vertices

6 Vertices

Edges

9 Edges

Surface Area

Volume

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