Pentagonal prism

Pentagonal prism

In geometry, the pentagonal prism is a prism with a pentagonal base. It is a type of heptahedron.

If faces are all regular, the pentagonal prism is a semiregular polyhedron, and the third in an infinite set of prisms formed by square sides and two regular polygon caps.

A pentagonal prism has 7 faces, and 10 vertices, and 15 edges.

As in most prisms, the volume is found by taking the area of the base, with a side length of "a", and multiplying it by the height "h".

Other images

A transparent model

See also

* Set of prisms
* Triangular prism
* Cube Square-capped prism
* Hexagonal prism

External links

* [ Pentagonal Prism Polyhedron Model] -- works in your web browser
* [ Paper model (net) pentagonal prism]
* [ Paper model of pentagonal prism]
* [ Printable Net of a Pentagonal Prism] [ Life is a Story]

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