Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

Normal Size Small Size show me how

Normal Size Small Size show me how

# Howard Geometry 4

### Chapter 4 Geometry Vocabulary

Question | Answer |
---|---|

Equiangular | A triangle has three congruent angles. |

Scalene | A triangle has no congruent sides. |

Right | A triangle has one right angle. |

Centroid | The point at which the medians of a triangle intersect. |

Leg | The two sides of a right triangle that make up the right angle. |

Median | A segment from a vertex of a triangle to the midpoint of its opposite side. |

Isosceles | A triangle has two congruent angles. |

Vertex | A point that joins two sides of a triangle. |

Base | The non-congruent side of an isosceles triangle. |

Hypotenuse | The side on a right triangle opposite of the right angle. |

Corollary | A statement that can be easily proven by using a theorem. |

Triangle | A figure formed by three segments joining three non-collinear points. |

Equilateral | A triangle with three congruent sides. |

Acute | A triangle with three acute angles. |

Obtuse | A triangle with one obtuse angle. |

Pythagorean Theorem | The formula used to find a missing side of a right triangle. |

180 degrees | The sum of the measures of the interior angles of a triangle. |

Interior Angle | The triangle on the inside of a polygon. |

Exterior Angle | The angle formed on the outside of a polygon made by extending the side to form a ray. |

Created by:
Brit Howard