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LPA Maths Y8T3H

LPA Maths Year 8 Term 3 Higher word list

Polygon A straight sided shape
Pentagon A five sided shape
Hexagon A six sided shape
Octagon An eight sided shape
Decagon A ten sided shape
Quadrilateral A four sided shape
Parallelogram Four sided shape with a long pair of parallel sides and a short pair of parallel sides.
Rhombus Four sided shape with two pairs of parallel sides and all sides the same length
Rectangle Four sided shape with a long pair of parallel sides and a short pair of parallel sides. All angles are 90 degrees
Trapezium Four sided shape with one pair of parallel sides
Interior angle Angle inside a shape
Reflex Angle greater than 180 degrees
Acute Angles smaller than 90 degrees
Obtuse Angle between 90 and 180 degrees
Exterior angle Angle between any side of a shape, and a line extended from the next side
Parallel Always the same distance apart and never touching
Perpendicular A right angles
Equilateral A sides the same length and all angles the same size
Scalene All sides are different lengths
Isosceles Two equal sides
Theoretical Probability you can predict
Experimental Estimated probability you find by testing
Sample space A list of all possible results
Event Something that happens
Biased A built in error
Equally likely Has the same chance
Fair Every result has the same likelihood
Outcome The possible results of an experiment
Probability scale A line showing all the possibilities from impossible to certain
Likelihood The chance it will happen
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