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Part A: A cross section of the rectangular pyramid is cut with a plane parallel to the base. What is the name of the shape created by the cross section? Explain your answer. (5 points)

Part B: If a cross section of the rectangular pyramid is cut perpendicular to the base, passing through the top vertex, what would be the shape of the resulting cross section? Explain your answer. (5 points)

TeoCandido  May 9, 2018
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Part A:

rectangle

The base is a rectangle, so a cross section parallel to the base is also a rectangle.

 

Part B:

triangle

The lateral face of a pyramid is a triangle, so a cross section that passes through the top vertex and the base is also a triangle.

hectictar  May 9, 2018
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Thanks Hectictar  laugh

 

 

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Melody  May 9, 2018

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