Regular Pyramid

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... The apothem of a regular polygon is a line segment from the center to the midpoint of one of its sides ... Regular polygons are the only polygons that have apothems ... For a regular pyramid, which is a pyramid whose base is a regular polygon, the apothem is the slant height of a lateral face that is, the shortest distance from apex to base on a given face ...

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