Pronunciation: /ˈprɪz.əm/ Explain
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A prism is a geometric solid with parallel, congruent bases which are both polygons. A regular prism has bases that are congruent regular polygons. A right regular prism has the top directly over the base.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, prism. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 144. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
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