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

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* [http://polyhedra.org/poly/show/23/pentagonal_prism Pentagonal Prism Polyhedron Model] -- works in your web browser
* [http://www.korthalsaltes.com/pentagonal_prism.htm Paper model (net) pentagonal prism]
* [http://www.software3d.com/Prism5.php Paper model of pentagonal prism]
* [http://www.lifeisastoryproblem.org/explore/net_pentagonal_prism.pdf Printable Net of a Pentagonal Prism] [http://www.lifeisastoryproblem.org Life is a Story Problem.org]


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