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Body diagonals of a cube

  1. Aug 30, 2006 #1


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    Can some one tell me what are the diagonals of a cube?
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  3. Aug 30, 2006 #2


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    Firstly, think of a diagonal of a square.



    It would A to D, D to A, C to B, or B to C. With a three dimensional cube, similarly, it is from one corner to the other "extreme" corner. That is the corner most farthest away. So if you are at the near-top-right corner, the diagonal would be a line to the far-bottom-left corner.
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