# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Geometry Questions
Polygons, basic geometry terms
29
Mathematics
01/22/2012

Term
 Point
Definition
 A location in space     [image]
Term
 Line
Definition
 Connects two point via the shortest path and continues indefinitely in both directions     [image]
Term
 Line Segment
Definition
 Part of a line between two points     [image]
Term
 Perpendicular Lines
Definition
 Lines that intersect at an angle of 90 degrees [image]
Term
 Parallel lines
Definition
 Lines that never intersect and are always the same distance apart [image]
Term
 Right angle
Definition
 An angle that measures 90 degrees.   [image]
Term
 Acute angle
Definition
 An angle that measures less than 90 degrees.   [image]
Term
 Obtuse angle
Definition
 An angle that measures more than 90 degrees.[image]
Term
 Vertex
Definition
 Point at which two rays meet forming an angle.   [image]
Term
 Scalene triangle
Definition
 A triangle whose 3 sides are all different lengths.    [image]
Term
 Isosceles Triangle
Definition
 A triangle with 2 equal length sides & 2 equal internal angles. [image]
Term
 Equilateral Triangle
Definition
 A triangle with  all three sides of equal length and each angle is equal.     [image]
Term
 Raidius
Definition
 Distance from the center of a circle to any point on that  circle's circumference.   [image]
Term
 Diameter
Definition
 A line segment that joins 2 points on a circle and passes through the center of the circle. [image]
Term
 Chord
Definition
 A line segment joining 2 points on a curve but does not need to go through the center.   [image]
Term
 Straight Line
Definition
 measures 180 degrees
Term
 Similar Figures
Definition
 have exactly the same shape & may or may not be the same size [image]
Term
 Congruent
Definition
 having the same size & the same shape   [image]
Term
 Transformations
Definition
 three different movements of a figure over a line. Translation, Reflection, Rotation
Term
 Translation
Definition
 A slide or movement of a figure without flipping or turning   [image]
Term
 Reflection
Definition
 the movement of a figure over a line so that the figure faces the opposite direction   [image]
Term
 Rototation
Definition
 a turn or movement of a figure around a point [image]
Term
 Arc
Definition
 part of a curve
Term
 Hexagon
Definition
 [image]
Term
 Pentagon
Definition
 [image]
Term
 Heptagon
Definition
 [image]
Term
 Octagon
Definition
 [image]
Term
 Nonagon
Definition
 [image]
Term
 Decagon
Definition
 [image]
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