# Official Quant Thread for CAT 2012Quantitative Report

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@peppie said: yaa i know the answer ..please explain in detail ..how is a hexagon obtained from a cube?
You need to cut the cube in an incline.

Imagine a cube ABCDPQRS (ABCD being the top face, and PQRS the bottom face, P is below A and so on).
Now, imagine a line joining the midpoint of AP and CR. (It will pass through the body of the cube)
Initially, the cube was perpendicular to the surface. Now, tilt the cube about this line by some degree (say 45).
Then cut the cube with a perpendicular line passing through the mid-point of A-B and B-C.

You will get a hexagon.

Don't know why I am getting (3*root(3))/4
May be the destination is not for me, but the journey is..http://www.pagalguy.com/forums/chit-chat/shoutbox-t-83788/p-3594016/r-4343099
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