What Are Triangular Prisms Used for?

Answer 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 ... Read More »

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What is the volume of triangular prisms?

The volume of a triangular prism can be found by multiplying the length of the base times the width of the base times the height times 0.5. For example, if the base measured 4 inches by 5 inches an... Read More »

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... Read More »

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... Read More »

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 ... Read More »