0

# What is a cross section of a cone?

Wiki User

2015-10-30 07:01:46

Circle: If the knife is perpendicular to the axis of the cone.

Ellipse: If the knife is between (perpendicular to the axis of the cone) and (parallel to the side of the cone).

Parabola: If the knife is between (parallel to the side of the cone) and (parallel to the axis of the cone).

Hyperbola: If the knife is parallel to the axis of the cone.

Triangle: If the knife is perpendicular to the base of the cone.

Point: If the knife is parallel to the base the cone and through the apex

Wiki User

2015-10-30 07:01:46
Study guides

20 cards

## A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

➡️
See all cards
3.8
2240 Reviews

Anonymous

Lvl 1
2020-05-03 23:24:12

How many cross sections can we make out of a rectangular pyramid?

Anonymous

Lvl 1
2020-05-03 23:26:12

how many cross sections are in a rectangular pyramid

Anonymous

Lvl 1
2020-05-03 23:21:16

how many cross sections are in a cone

Earn +20 pts
Q: What is a cross section of a cone?
Submit
Still have questions?