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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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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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AzteckBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Part A: rectangular prism.
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missashleynBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
What makes it a rectangular polyhedron? Because the length is longer than the width?
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AzteckBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Part 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.
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AzteckBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Theres your answer to your question and Part B.
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missashleynBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
Was what I said right about part A?
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missashleynBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0
And I think part B was asking if it was a regular polyhedron or not haha
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AzteckBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
No, 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.
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jim_thompson5910Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2
For 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.
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AzteckBest ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1
Ah, @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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