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softballlover6655
 2 years ago
The prism shown below is sliced by a plane perpendicular to the base.
softballlover6655
 2 years ago
The prism shown below is sliced by a plane perpendicular to the base.

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softballlover6655
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What statement best describes the cross section obtained? It is a square of side length 10 cm. It is a rectangle of length 10 cm and width 7 cm. It is a square of side length 7 cm. It is a rectangle of length 7 cm and width 5 cm.

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2What do you think? What are the sidelengths of the cross section?

agentx5
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1@Smoothmath feel free to use my diagram to explain if she has more questions

dpaInc
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@agentx5 , nice drawing.... must have taken a while...:)

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2dw:1342812260492:dw

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The 10 length along the bottom isn't really going to affect things. You can look at lengths which are parallel and the same length. The crosssection is 7x7

softballlover6655
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1It is a square of side length 10 cm. It is a rectangle of length 10 cm and width 7 cm. It is a square of side length 7 cm. It is a rectangle of length 7 cm and width 5 cm.

softballlover6655
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1so its c right ?

softballlover6655
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1woo thanks (:

SmoothMath
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2The diagram doesn't actually indicate that the prism is perfectly bisected, so I wouldn't say you could label those as 5 and 5.

agentx5
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1That's a 50/50 split :) So yes, as you can see the butter you get on the knife from cutting the butter stick is a 7 by 7 square

agentx5
 2 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1At smooth math, I said IF it was. Otherwise it's this: dw:1342813098005:dw