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sunsetlove
 3 years ago
The diagram below shows a plane slicing a rectangular prism along the diagonals of its side faces. The shaded figure shows the cross section obtained.
Which is closest to the area of the cross section?
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48 square inches
54 square inches
68 square inches
80 square inches
sunsetlove
 3 years ago
The diagram below shows a plane slicing a rectangular prism along the diagonals of its side faces. The shaded figure shows the cross section obtained. Which is closest to the area of the cross section? Answer 48 square inches 54 square inches 68 square inches 80 square inches

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ash2326
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The cross section is a rectangle with length= the diagonal of the face with sides 3 inches and 6 inches breadth=the breadth of the prism= 8 inches \[length=\sqrt{6^2+3^2}=6.70\ inches\] Area=length * breadth= 6.7*8=53.6 or 54 inches

sunsetlove
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1thank you u did a great job explaining it
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