# Shared Flashcard Set

## Details

Math in Focus chapters 10 and 12
vocab for area, surface area, and volume
12
Mathematics
03/26/2013

Term
 formula
Definition
 a general mathematical equation or rule. Example: area of a triangle is 1/2 bh
Term
 height
Definition
 The perpendicular distance from the base to the opposite vertex of a triangle
Term
 base
Definition
 Any side of a triangle from which the height of a triangle is measured
Term
 regular polyon
Definition
 A polygon whose sides are all the same length, and whose angles are all the same measure
Term
 edge
Definition
 The line segment formed where two faces of a solid figure meet
Term
 vertex
Definition
 The point at which three edges of a prism meet
Term
 face
Definition
 A polygon that is a flat surface of a solid figure
Term
 surface area
Definition
 The total area of the faces (including the bases) and curved surfaces of a solid
Term
 net
Definition
 A plane figure that can be folded to make a solid
Term
 cross section
Definition
 A shape formed when a plane slices through a solid
Term
 pyramid
Definition
 A solid whose base is a polygon and whose other faces are triangles that share a common vertex
Term
 Volume
Definition
 the number of cubic units it takes to fill a space
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