# Pentagonal prism

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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".

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

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