Posted by **B6** on Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 8:43am.

Which of the following could NOT represent the intersection of a plane and a triangular prism?

A. a triangular prism

B.a triangle

C. a rectangle

D. a point

I had D, a point because if you cut a triangle in half you can not get a point out of it.

If this is wrong can you explain what is correct.

Thanks

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**Steve**, Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10:11am
The intersection of a plane and a solid is a plane figure. So, (A) is not possible.

If the plane intersects the prism at a vertex, the intersection is just a point.

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**em**, Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 10:17am
so I am wrong, thank you for explaining which it can not be.

Thanks

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