- Books Name
- CBSE Class 7 Mathematics Book
- Param Publication
- CBSE Class 7
NETS for Building 3D-shapes
If we join together six identical squares, edge to edge, we get a cube or the outside surface of the cube.
A net for a three dimensional shape is nothing but a sort of skeleton-outline in 2-dimension which, when folded, results in three dimensional shape.
In figure (i) the shape of the pattern of six squares. When this shape is folded along the edges, a cube is formed as shown.