Frustom of a cone


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Frustum of cone

Frustum of cone is the part of cone when it is cut by a plane into two parts. The upper part of cone remains same in shape but the bottom part makes a frustum. To get this part of the right circular cone we have to slice it horizontally or parallel to the base.

Pre-requisite Knowledge


The collection of all the points in a plane, which are at a fixed distance from a fixed point in the plane is called a circle.


A circular sector is the portion of a disk enclosed by two radii and an arc.


A cone is a three-dimensional solid geometrical object having a circular base and a pointed edge at the top called the apex or vertex.