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# Geometry Review

### Geometry - Vocabulary Review

Question | Answer |
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plane | A plane is a boundless surface in space. It has length, like a line; it also has width, but not thickness. |

point | A point is a way to describe a specific location in space. It is drawn by placing a single dot at the location you want to specify, and denoted in text with a capital letter. |

line | The infinite set of all points arrayed in a straight formation;has no thickness, it has only length. |

poly | word-forming element meaning "many, much," |

polygon | a closed plane figure that is formed by three or more segments called sides. |

vertex | A point where two or more straight lines meet; a corner. |

diagonal | A straight line inside a shape that goes from one corner to another (but not an edge). |

supplementary angles | Two angles whose sum equals exactly 180 degrees. |

complementary angles | Two angles whose sum equals exactly 90 degrees. |

right triangle | A triangle with a right angle. |

acute triangle | A triangle with three acute angles. |

obtuse triangle | A triangle with one obtuse angle. |

scalene triangle | A triangle with differnt side lengths; no sides are equal. |

equilateral triangle | A triangle with all sides of equal length. |

isosceles triangle | A triangle with two sides of equal length. |

quadrilateral | A flat shape with four straight sides |

parallelogram | A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides. |

parallel lines | Two lines on a plane that never meet; they're always the same distance apart. |

straight angle | An angle whose measure is exactly 180 degrees. |

congruent | Figures or solid shapes that have the same shape AND size. |

vertical angles | A pair of opposite angles that are formed from two intersecting lines; vertical angles are congruent. |

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