Hexagonal pyramid

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Hexagonal pyramid
Hexagonal pyramid.png
Type Pyramid
Faces 6 triangles
1 hexagon
Edges 12
Vertices 7
Vertex configuration 6(32.6)
Schläfli symbol ( ) ∨ {6}
Symmetry group C6v, [6], (*66)
Rotation group C6, [6]+, (66)
Dual polyhedron self-dual
Properties convex

In geometry, a hexagonal pyramid is a pyramid with a hexagonal base upon which are erected six triangular faces that meet at a point (the apex). Like any pyramid, it is self-dual.

A right hexagonal pyramid with a regular hexagon base has C6v symmetry.

A right regular pyramid is one which has a regular polygon as its base and whose apex is "above" the center of the base, so that the apex, the center of the base and any other vertex form a right triangle.

Related polyhedra[edit]

Regular pyramids
Triangular Square Pentagonal Hexagonal Heptagonal Octagonal...
Regular Equilateral Isosceles
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