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# Examine If the Following Are True Statements: the Cube Can Cast a Shadow in the Shape of a Rectangle and the Cube Can Cast a Shadow in the Shape of a Hexagon - CBSE Class 7 - Mathematics

ConceptViewing Different Sections of a Solid - Another Way is by Shadow Play

#### Question

Examine if the following are true statements:

1) The cube can cast a shadow in the shape of a rectangle.

2) The cube can cast a shadow in the shape of a hexagon.

#### Solution

A cube can cast shadow only in the shape of a square. Therefore, any other shapes are not possible.

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NCERT Solution for Mathematics for Class 7 (2018 to Current)
Chapter 15: Visualising Solid Shapes
Ex. 15.40 | Q: 3 | Page no. 290
Solution Examine If the Following Are True Statements: the Cube Can Cast a Shadow in the Shape of a Rectangle and the Cube Can Cast a Shadow in the Shape of a Hexagon Concept: Viewing Different Sections of a Solid - Another Way is by Shadow Play.
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