Base of a Polygon
Definition of Base of a Polygon
Base is the bottom of a plane or a solid.
In case of trapezoids and prisms, both the top and the bottom are called bases, as they are parallel to each other.
More About Base of a Polygon
- The base of a two-dimensional figure is a line.
- The base of a three-dimensional figure is a plane.
Video Examples: Base of a Polygond Math
Example of Base of a Polygon
Two-dimensional: Circle is the base of a cone.
Three-dimensional: Square is the base of a cube.
Solved Example on Base of a Polygon
Ques: Which of these is the base of the figure shown?
Correct Answer: B
Step 1: The base of the triangle shown is the line segment AB.