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# PENTAGONAL‌ ‌PRISM‌

A pentagonal prism has two pentagonal bases (the top and bottom) and five rectangular sides. It's a heptahedron, meaning it has seven faces, ten vertices, and fifteen edges. There are five sides to a pentagonal prism with pentagonal bases. A pentagonal prism is an alias for a 5-sided polygon prism.

A regular pentagonal prism is a pentagonal prism with regular pentagon bases with all sides being equal, and the angles between the sides of the base being 108°, with rectangle side faces.

A pentagonal prism is a 3-dimensional shape with 2 pentagonal bases and 5 rectangular faces in geometry. Pentagonal prisms comprise 2 pentagons joined to form a 3-dimensional enclosed shape. Because this is true for all pentagonal prisms, they all have the same number of sides which is equal to 7.

The geometry of a pentagonal prism is a heptahedron.

## A pentagonal prism has how many parallel lines?

Two parallel and congruent pentagonal faces, as well as five rectangular faces perpendicular to the triangular ones, make up a right pentagonal prism. This polyhedron has ten vertices, fifteen edges, and seven faces.

## What exactly is the net of a pentagonal pyramid?

A pentagonal pyramid's net comprises one pentagon and five triangles. The pyramid's base is a pentagon, and its lateral faces are triangles. A hexagonal pyramid's net comprises one hexagon and six triangles. The hexagon serves as the pyramid's base, and the triangles serve as its lateral faces.

## How many plane figures do we require in making a net of pentagonal prisms?

A pentagonal prism's net comprises two pentagons and five rectangles. The prism's bases are pentagons, and its lateral faces are rectangles.

## How do I calculate the volume of a pentagonal prism?

The volume of a pentagonal prism is equal to the area of its base multiplied by its height.

As a result, we can calculate the volume of a pentagonal prism:

5/2x abh cubic units

Where a denotes the Apothem length of the pentagonal prism, b is the pentagonal prism's base length and h is the pentagonal prism's height.

## What is the formula for calculating the area of a pentagonal prism?

The surface area of a pentagonal prism is given as:

Total Surface Area,

T = 5ab + 5bh sq. units

If the apothem length of the prism is a, the base length of the prism is b, and the height of the prism is h.

## What is a pentagonal prism example?

A pentagonal prism is a 3-dimensional box with 5 sides instead of the standard 4. This means that the entire length of the box is shaped like a pentagon rather than the usual square or rectangle. The pentagonal prism is represented by the Pentagon Building in Washington, D.C.

Ann is preparing a chocolate box shaped like a pentagonal prism. She will require wrapping paper to pack it. Determine the surface area of wrapping paper required if the box dimensions are: Base edge = 13.14 cm and height = 29 cm.

Remember the following formulas for a pentagonal prism:

The base area of a pentagonal prism is (5/2) ab.

The surface area of a pentagonal prism is 5ab+5bh.

By calculating for surface area, we get 2500 in2.      Talk to our expert
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