What Is the Difference between a Prism and a Pyramid?

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The difference between a prism and pyramid is that a prism has two bases while a pyramid has only one. In a prism, the two bases are 'joined' together by rectangles. For a pyramid, a triangle is attached to each side of the base, with the free corners of each triangle meeting at an apex.
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