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 one year ago
Last one for the night!
Part A: Name the polyhedron that Tiya will get if she folds up the net.
Part B: Is this a regular polyhedron? Using complete sentences, justify your answer.
 one year ago
Last one for the night! Part A: Name the polyhedron that Tiya will get if she folds up the net. Part B: Is this a regular polyhedron? Using complete sentences, justify your answer.

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Azteck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Part A: rectangular prism.

missashleyn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What makes it a rectangular polyhedron? Because the length is longer than the width?

Azteck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Part B: A polyhedron is a geometric solid in three dimensions with flat faces and straight edges. All prisms are considered to be polyhedrons. Thus, a rectangular prism is a polyhedron.

Azteck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Theres your answer to your question and Part B.

missashleyn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Was what I said right about part A?

missashleyn
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0And I think part B was asking if it was a regular polyhedron or not haha

Azteck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1No, it's a polyhedron due to the geometric shape of a rectangular prism. All prism have flat surfaces and straight edges. that's why prisms are considered to be polyhedrons. That's the main characteristic of being a polyhedron.

jim_thompson5910
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2For part B, it's a polyhedron, but it's NOT a regular polyhedron. In order for a polyhedron to be a regular polyhedron, all of its faces need to be congruent polygons. Since that's not the case here, it's not a regular polyhedron.

Azteck
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Ah, @jim_thompson5910 is absolutely correct. I missed that. Thanks for correcting me. @missashleyn, it's not a regular polyhedron for the reasons stated above by @jim_thompson5910
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