SAT Math Multiple Choice Practice Question 336: Answer and Explanation

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Question: 336


The figure above shows a cube. How many different planes can be drawn such that each contains exactly two edges of the cube?

A. 4
B. 5
C. 6
D. 7
E. 8

Correct Answer: C


C This is a visualization problem. The six possible planes are illustrated below. Notice that the six faces of the cube "don't count," because each of those contains four edges of the cube.

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