It is a 3-D figure with circular base, a vertex not in the plane of the circle, and has a curved surface connecting the base with the vertex. The altitude of the cone is the perpendicular segment that goes from the vertex to the plane containing the circle at the base. The height is the length of the altitude. The slant height is the length of the distance from the vertex to the edge of the base. For a right cone it is necessary that the altitude contains the center of the circle at the base.
The set of points between a point (the vertex) and a non-coplanar region (the base), including the point and the region.
The surface of a cylindrical solid whose base is a circle.
The union of the bases and the lateral surface.
Half of a sphere.
The area of the lateral surface of a solid.
The surface not included in the base (s).
A Platonic solid is defined as a solid in which all of its faces are congruent regular polygons and the same number of regular polygons meet at each vertex.
A polyhedron is a closed three-dimensional figure. All of the faces are made up of polygons.
It is a polyhedron that has two congruent and parallel faces, called bases. The remaining faces, which are parallelograms are called lateral faces. The altitude is the perpendicular segment whose endpoints are at the bases. The length of the altitude is the height of the prism. A right prism is one with all lateral faces rectangles. An oblique rectangle has some to be nonrectangular.
It is a polyhedron whose base is a polygon and whose lateral faces are triangles with a common vertex called the vertex of the pyramid. The perpendicular segment whose endpoints are at the base and at the vertex of the pyramid is the altitude, which is the height of the pyramid. A regular pyramid has congruent isosceles triangles in the lateral faces and a regular polygon in the base. The length of the height for the lateral triangles is the slant height for the pyramid.
A pyramid whose base is a regular polygon and whose vertex forms a segment with the center of the polygon perpendicular to its plane.
The length of a lateral edge of a conic solid.
A prism whose direction of sliding is perpendicular to the plane of the base.
A sphere is properly defined as the set of points in the space that are equidistant of one point called center. Planes that go through the center of the sphere, intersect GREAT CIRCLES. The circumference of the sphere is the perimeter of any of its great circles.
The boundary of a 3-D figure.
The total area of the surface of a solid.
Unit of measuring volume.
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