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

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What 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.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What do you think? What are the sidelengths of the cross section?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1342810920865:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@Smoothmath feel free to use my diagram to explain if she has more questions

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

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1342812260492:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The 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

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0It 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.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1342812590532:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0The diagram doesn't actually indicate that the prism is perfectly bisected, so I wouldn't say you could label those as 5 and 5.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That'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

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0At smooth math, I said IF it was. Otherwise it's this: dw:1342813098005:dw