Base of a 2-Dimensional Figure

Base of a 2-Dimensional Figure

An element (segment, polygon, etc.) identified for the purpose of providing a measure or a definition.


  • A triangle is a polygon with three sides, each of which can serve as its base to calculate the area.
  • By definition, the base of a cone is the plane surface of the solid; the other face is a curved surface.
  • A trapezoid has two bases: a large base B and a small base b.

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