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A plane intersects a prism to form a cross section that is a polygon with five sides. What is the minimum number of sides that the polygon at the base of the prism must have?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    4. Obviously, 5 would work if you just slice across the prism, and there's no way you can have a prism with a 2-sided base. So if it's anything less than 5, it must be either 3 or 4. BUT I WOULD SAY 4

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    • one year ago
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    Thanks

  3. Jack1
    • one year ago
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    hmmm... english? ;)

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