# Shared Flashcard Set

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geometric construction terms
geometric terms
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10/01/2013

Term
 acute angle
Definition
 an angle less than 90 deg.
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 obtuse angle
Definition
 an angle more than 90 deg.
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 right angle
Definition
 an angle that is exactly 90 deg.
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 vertex
Definition
 where the two lines of an angle meet
Term
Definition
 the distince from the center of a circle to its edge
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 diameter
Definition
 the distance from one edge of a circle to the other through the center point
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 circumference
Definition
 the distance around a circle, the circles rim
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 concentric
Definition
 two or more circles of different points that share the same center
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 chord
Definition
 line acros a circle that does not pass throgh the circles center
Term
Definition
 one fourth of aa circle
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 hypotenuse
Definition
 the side of a right triangle that is oppisite of the 90deg. angle
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 equilateral triangle
Definition
 all three sides and angles on a tringle are equal
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 scalene triangle
Definition
 a triangle with three different lengths and angles
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 isosceles triangle
Definition
 a triangle with two equal sides
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 right triangle
Definition
 a triangle with a 90 deg. angle
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 sqare
Definition
 all four sides and angles in a shape that are equal
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 rectangle
Definition
 oppisite sides are equal and all angles are equal
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 trapezoid
Definition
 two sides are parallel
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 rhombus
Definition
 equal sides oppisite angles are equal
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 rhomboid
Definition
 oppisite sides are equal oppisite angles are equal
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 pentagon
Definition
 a shape with five sides
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 hexagon
Definition
 a shape with six sides
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 octagon
Definition
 a shape with eight sides
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 prism
Definition
 a 3D rectangle
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 cylinder
Definition
 a 3D cup like figure
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 cone
Definition
 a 3D trisngle like figure with a circle base
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 sphere
Definition
 a 3D circleexample: ball, globe
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 pyramid
Definition
 a 3D triangle with a sqare base
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 torus
Definition
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