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# Math Vocabulary test

Term | Definition |
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Transversal | a line that intersects two co-planar lines at two distinct points |

Isosceles | a triangle that has at least two sides congruent |

Scalene | a triangle that has no sides congruent |

Alternate Exterior | non-adjacent interior angles that lie opposite sides of a transversal |

Acute Triangle | a triangle that has all acute angles |

Point Slope | What form is the following equation? y- y1 = m(x-x1) |

Exterior Angle | An angle formed by a side and an extension of an angle |

Polygon | A closed plane figure with at least three sides that are congruent |

Convex | A polygon that has no diagonal with points outside the polygon |

Slope-Intercept | What form is the following equation? y = mx+b |

Concave | a polygon with at least one diagonal with with points outside the polygon |

Equilateral Polygon | a polygon with all sides congruent |

Right Triangle | a triangle that has one right angle |

Obtuse Trianle | a triangle that has one obtuse angle |

Equilateral Triangle | a triangle that has all sides congruent |

Equiangular Polygon | a polygon with all congruent angles |

Regular Polygon | a polygon with both congruent angles and congruent sides |

Standard Form | What form is the following equation? Ax + By = C |

Remote Interior | For each exterior angle there are two non-adjacent interior angles called these |

Congruent Polygons | Polygons that have congruent corresponding parts |

Base Angles | Congruent angles of an isosceles triangle |

Vertex | In an isosceles triangle, the angle between the congruent legs |

Mid-segment | segment in a triangle that connects the midpoint of two sides |

Angle Bisector | segment in a triangle that bisects an angle |

Perpendicular Bisector | segment in a triangle that is perpendicular to a base and bisects it |

SSS | two triangles are congruent if three pairs of corresponding sides are congruent |

SAS | two triangles are congruent if two pairs of sides are congruent and the angles between those sides are congruent |

ASA | two triangles are congruent if two pairs of angles are congruent and the sides between those angles are congruent |

AAS | two triangles are congruent if two pairs of angles are congruent and the sides following those angles are congruent |

HL | two right triangles are congruent if their hypotenuses are congruent and one pair of legs is congruent |

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m.guttowsky