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# VGeometry1

### Vocabulary for Geometry class

Altitude Special segment in triangles passing through vertex, perpendicular to opposite side.
Bisect To cut in to two equal parts.
Centroid Point of concurrency of 3 medians in the triangle.
Circumcenter Point of concurrency of 3 perpendicular bisectors in the triangle.
Deductive Reasoning Reasoning process based on linking statements known to be true.
Inductive Reasoning Reasoning process based on drawing a conclusion from examples.
Concurrent Lines Three or more lines intersecting at a single point.
Collinear Contained in the same line.
Polygons Geometric figure formed by 3 or more non-intersecting sides.
Coplanar Contained in the same plane.
Incenter Point of concurrency of 3 angle bisectors in the triangle.
Construction Creating a figure using compass and straightedge.
Skew Two noncoplanar, non-parallel lines that do not intersect.
Theorem A geometric principle that requires proof.
Undefined Terms Point, Line, Plane.
Proof A logical argument verifying the truth of a geometric principle.
Postulate A geometric principle that doesn't require proof.
Point of Concurrency Point where three or more lines intersect.
Orthocenter Point of concurrency of 3 altitudes in the triangle.
Perpendicular Bisector Special segment in triangles perpendicular to one side and bisecting that side.
Median Special segment in triangles passing through a vertex and bisecting the opposite side.
Angle Bisector Special segment in triangles, passing through a vertex and bisecting that angle.
Sine Opposite / Hypotenuse
Cosine Adjacent / Hypotenuse
Tangent Opposite / Adjacent
Opposite Side Side furthest away from chosen angle in a right triangle.
Adjacent Side Side next to the right angle and the chosen angle in a right triangle.
Hypotenuse Longest side, opposite the right angle in a right triangle.
Trig Ratios Sine, Cosine, and Tangent
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