Cross Sections of Regular Polyhedra

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Three noncollinear points determine a plane. Fix three points on the edges of a polyhedron and visualize the corresponding cross section. For a cube, the resulting polygon can be a triangle, a quadrilateral, a pentagon, or a hexagon.

Contributed by: Oleksandr Pavlyk and Maxim Rytin (January 2009)
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