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# Geometry

### Shapes, Angles, Lines

Term | Definition |
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parallel lines | lines that are always the SAME distance apart |

point | the EXACT LOCATION in space represented by a dot |

endpoint | a point at either end of a line segment, or a point at one end of a ray |

line | a set of connected points continuing WITHOUT END in BOTH directions |

line segment | a PART of a line with TWO endpoints |

attribute | a CHARACTERISTIC of an object, such as color, shape, size |

congruent | having exactly the SAME size AND shape |

hexagon | a polygon with six sides |

two-dimensional | a shape that has length and width but not volume. Also called a plane figure. |

triangle | a polygon with three sides and three angles |

trapezoid | a quadrilateral with ONE PAIR of parallel lines and one pair of sides that are not parallel |

vertex | a point at which two or more sides of a geometric figure meet. |

vertices | more than one vertex |

rhombus | a quadrilateral with all four sides EQUAL in length |

square | a parallelogram with four equal angles AND four equal sides |

side of a polygon | any of the line segments that form a polygon |

parallelogram | a quadrilateral with TWO PAIRS of parallel lines and congruent sides |

pentagon | a polygon that has five sides |

plane figure | a two-dimensional figure |

polygon | a closed plane figure made by line segments |

quadrilateral | a four sided polygon |

rectangle | a quadrilateral with TWO PAIRS of congruent, parallel sides and FOUR equal angles |

pattern | a repeating sequence or design |

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