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Set of uniform prisms  

(A hexagonal prism is shown) 

Type  uniform polyhedron 
Faces  2+n total: 2 {n} n {4} 
Edges  3n 
Vertices  2n 
Schläfli symbol  {n}×{} or t{2, n} 
CoxeterDynkin diagram  Template:CDD 
Vertex configuration  4.4.n 
Symmetry group  D_{nh}, [n,2], (*n22), order 4n 
Rotation group  D_{n}, [n,2]^{+}, (n22), order 2n 
Dual polyhedron  bipyramids 
Properties  convex, semiregular vertextransitive 
ngonal prism net (n = 9 here) 
A Prism is a threedimensional shape, which consists of two identical polygons, which do not lie in the same axis. For each side of the polygon, there will be a parallelogram.