# Scientific Uses of Prisms?

Prisms refract, or bend light, as the light passes through them. Prisms are transparent optical elements, and all the exterior surfaces are polished. They are integral parts of many commercial pro...
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## What Are Triangular Prisms Used for?

A triangular prism is a transparent solid, the two ends of which are triangles that are parallel to one another and alike in shape and size. Science and industry apply triangular prisms in various ...
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## What Are Prisms & Pyramids?

In math, a prism is a polyhedron made up of parallel top and bottom bases and rectangular side faces. Pyramids have one base and triangular side faces, which meet at a central vertex point. A dice ...
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## Five Kinds of Prisms?

Since form (or shape) is a concept that is more real to most people than the abstract world of numbers, geometry is often easier to conceptualize than mathematics alone. Because of this, prisms are...
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## How do I Model Prisms With Polynomials?

Word problems sometimes scare algebra students because they can turn seemingly simple algebraic concepts into unfamiliar puzzles. One common type of word problem, the prism problem, poses particula...
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