There are four main types of prisms: dispersion prisms, deviation, or reflection prisms, rotation prisms, and displacement prisms.
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A prism is a type of three-dimensional (3D) shape with flat sides. It has two ends that are the same shape and size (and look like a 2D shape). It has the same cross-section all along the shape from end to end; that means if you cut through it you would see the same 2D shape as on either end.
Prisms and pyramids are solid geometric shapes that have flat sides, flat bases, and angles. However, the bases and side faces on prisms and pyramids differ. Prisms have two bases while pyramids only have one. There are a variety of pyramids and prisms, so not all shapes in each category look the same.