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# Why was the cross section useful?

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###### August 22, 2014 5:01AM

The cross section is useful as it cuts across any type of shape. This is useful for architects who will be able to see the finer details of a structure.

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### What is the definition of a uniform cross-section?

A Uniform Cross Section is the cross section of the solid,
parallel to base, such that the resulting figure has the same shape
and size as that of the base of the figure.
More about Uniform Cross Section
Solids like pyramids and cones have slant heights and hence do
not have uniform cross section.
Examples of Uniform Cross Section
The uniform cross section of the given prism is a square.
The uniform cross section of the given cylinder is a
circle.
In short to say, uniform cross-section are when you dissect a 3D
solid and you get all same shape (uniform).

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