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11-42.

The solid at right is a regular octahedron.

1. Trace the shape on your paper. How many faces does it have? How many edges? Vertices?

$8$ faces
$12$ edges
$6$ vertices

1. If an octahedron is sliced horizontally, what shape is the resulting cross-section?

It is a type of parallelogram.