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# Unit 6 Geometry Voc

### Definitions of geometry terms

Question | Answer |
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parallel | lines in a plane that never meet |

intersecting | to share a common point or points |

line | one-dimensional straight path that extends forever in opposite directions |

line segment | a part of a line between and including two endpoints |

right angle | a 90 degree angle |

closed figure | simple 2-dimensional figure, including shapes with straight and curved sides |

diagonal | a straight line inside a shape that goes from one corner to another, but NOT an edge |

kite | a quadrilaterial with two pairs of adjacent sides of equal length |

parallelogram | a quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides |

perpendicular | at right angles to |

point | an exact location in space, usually labeled with capital letters |

quadrilateral | a four-sided polygon |

vertex/vertices | the point at which the rays of an angle, the sides of a polygon, or the edges of a polyhedron meet. |

circle | a curved figure where all points on the edge are the same distance from the center point |

figure | a symbol or shape |

property/attribute | a feature of an object or common feature of a set of objects |

rectangle | quadrilateral, parallelogram, all right angle corners |

rhombus/rhombi | quadrilateral with all equal sides |

side | one of the line segments that make up a polygon, one of the rays that form an angle, or one of the faces of a polygon |

square | quadrilateral with equal sides and four right angles |

trapezoid | quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides |

triangle | polygon with 3 sides |

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