# Common Core: 7th Grade Math : Describe the Two-Dimensional Figures that Result from Slicing Three-Dimensional Figures: CCSS.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

## Example Questions

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### Example Question #1 : Describe The Two Dimensional Figures That Result From Slicing Three Dimensional Figures: Ccss.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

What is the two dimensional shape that is created when the shape provided is sliced vertically?

Trapezoid

Rectangle

Triangle

Square

Triangle

Explanation:

A vertical cut is an up and down cut.

This shape is a right rectangular pyramid, which has a base of a rectangle and sides in the shape of triangles; thus,  a vertical cut would make a triangle.

### Example Question #2 : Describe The Two Dimensional Figures That Result From Slicing Three Dimensional Figures: Ccss.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

What is the two dimensional shape that is created when the shape provided is sliced vertically?

Trapezoid

Right triangle

Triangle

Rectangle

Rectangle

Explanation:

A vertical cut is an up and down cut.

This shape is rectangular prism, which has a base and sides in the shape of rectangles; thus, the two dimensional shape is a rectangle.

### Example Question #2 : Describe The Two Dimensional Figures That Result From Slicing Three Dimensional Figures: Ccss.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

What is the two dimensional shape that is created when the shape provided is sliced vertically?

Rectangle

Trapezoid

Square

Triangle

Square

Explanation:

A vertical cut is an up and down cut.

This shape is cube, which has a base and sides in the shape of squares; thus, the two dimensional shape is a square.

### Example Question #3 : Describe The Two Dimensional Figures That Result From Slicing Three Dimensional Figures: Ccss.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

What is the two dimensional shape that is created when a rectangular prism is sliced vertically?

Trapezoid

Triangle

Right triangle

Rectangle

Rectangle

Explanation:

A vertical cut is an up and down cut.

This shape is rectangular prism, which has a base and sides in the shape of rectangles; thus, the two dimensional shape is a rectangle.

### Example Question #4 : Describe The Two Dimensional Figures That Result From Slicing Three Dimensional Figures: Ccss.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

What is the two dimensional shape that is created when a cube is sliced vertically?

Rectangle

Triangle

Square

Right triangle

Square

Explanation:

A vertical cut is an up and down cut.

This shape is cube, which has a base and sides in the shape of squares; thus, the two dimensional shape is a square.

### Example Question #5 : Describe The Two Dimensional Figures That Result From Slicing Three Dimensional Figures: Ccss.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

What is the two dimensional shape that is created when a right rectangular pyramid is sliced vertically?

Triangle

Rectangle

Square

Trapezoid

Triangle

Explanation:

A vertical cut is an up and down cut.

This shape is a right rectangular pyramid, which has a base of a rectangle and sides in the shape of triangles; thus,  a vertical cut would make a triangle.

### Example Question #5 : Describe The Two Dimensional Figures That Result From Slicing Three Dimensional Figures: Ccss.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

What is the two dimensional shape that is created when the shape provided is sliced horizontally?

Rectangle

Triangle

Cube

Right Triangle

Rectangle

Explanation:

A horizontal cut is a side to side cut.

This shape is rectangular prism, which has a base and sides in the shape of rectangles; thus, the two dimensional shape is a rectangle.

### Example Question #8 : Describe The Two Dimensional Figures That Result From Slicing Three Dimensional Figures: Ccss.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

What is the two dimensional shape that is created when the shape provided is sliced horizontally?

Trapezoid

Triangle

Rectangle

Square

Square

Explanation:

A horizontal cut is a side to side cut.

This shape is cube, which has a base and sides in the shape of squares; thus, the two dimensional shape is a square.

### Example Question #7 : Describe The Two Dimensional Figures That Result From Slicing Three Dimensional Figures: Ccss.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

What is the two dimensional shape that is created when the shape provided is sliced horizontally?

Right triangle

Trapezoid

Rectangle

Triangle

Rectangle

Explanation:

A horizontal cut is a side to side cut.

This shape is a right rectangular pyramid, which has a base of a rectangle and sides in the shape of triangles; thus, a horizontal cut would make a rectangle.

### Example Question #6 : Describe The Two Dimensional Figures That Result From Slicing Three Dimensional Figures: Ccss.Math.Content.7.G.A.3

What is the two dimensional shape that is created when a rectangular prism is sliced horizontally?

Triangle

Rectangle

Right triangle

Trapezoid