Making Cross Sections of a Cone

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ExplorationGRADES 6-8


Describe cross-sectional views of three-dimensional figures.

Making Cross Sections of a Cone

Create different types of cross sections by slicing a cone with a plane.

Putting It All Together

Answer these open ended questions on your own or with others to form deeper math connections.

Open-ended question

List the possible shapes of a cross section of a cone.

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