I want to draw a figure to illustrate a question while posting it on math.stackexchange. I don't know how to do so?

In particular I want to draw a frustum and unable to do so. Can I do it?? If so how??

  • $\begingroup$ Sometimes, I use LaTeXiT. Or you can look in Google images for something that looks like your purpose and add some comment to adapt it. $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 4, 2014 at 9:26
  • $\begingroup$ what if I want to add my own figure?? $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 4, 2014 at 9:28
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    $\begingroup$ See meta.math.stackexchange.com/questions/9632/creating-diagrams (and also the links mentioned there in comments). $\endgroup$ Commented Jan 4, 2014 at 10:39
  • $\begingroup$ I'm suggesting closing as duplicate so this question is clearly/obviously linked to the question @Martin mentioned. (for future searches) $\endgroup$
    – apnorton
    Commented Jan 5, 2014 at 3:25

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I would make a figure in Paint, Gimp or something similar, and then upload it using the available button here:

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