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chapter 10
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Mathematics
04/19/2012

Term
 metrick convertion  KHDUDCM Kilo Hecto Deca Unit Deci Centi Milli (units of measure)
Definition
 an international decimalised system of measurement
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 CUSTOMARY UNITS OF MEASURE
Definition
 A set of units which can be used to specify anything which can be measured and were historically important, regulated and defined because of trade and internal commerce
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 length
Definition
 The measurement or extent of something from end to end; the greater of the two or three dimensions of a body.
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 mass
Definition
 the weight of an object
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 capacity
Definition
 The maximum amount that something can contain
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 area
Definition
 boundary of a flat (2-dimensional) object such as a triangle or circle
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 parallelogram
Definition
 A four-sided plane rectilinear figure with opposite sides parallel.
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 base and hieght of a triangle
Definition
 -the legnth of anyone of the sides. -the pependicular distance between the side whose legnth is the base and the vertex opposite that side
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 base and height of a trapezoid
Definition
 -the lenghts of a parallel side of a trapezoid -the pependicular distance between the bases
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 circumference
Definition
 the distance around a circle
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 diameter
Definition
 the distance across the circle through the center
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 circle
Definition
 the set of all points in a plane that are the same distance from a fixed point called the CENTER
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