Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

Normal Size Small Size show me how

Normal Size Small Size show me how

# Grade 5 Geometry

### Angles and Polygons; Terms

Question | Answer |
---|---|

Point | Exact position or location on a plane or line |

Line | No beginning or end point |

Ray | Straight line that begins at a certain point and extends forever in one direction |

Line Segment | A part of a straight line that does not extend forever but has two distinct endpoints |

Right angle | Exactly 90 degrees |

Acute angle | Less than 90 degrees |

Obtuse angle | Between 90 and 180 degrees |

Straight angle | Exactly 180 degrees |

Vertical angles | Opposite angles formed by the intersection of two lines |

Congruent angles | Angles with the same measure |

Complementary angles | Sum of angles is 90 degrees |

Supplementary angles | Sum of angles is 180 degrees |

Acute triangle | A triangle that has all acute angles |

Right triangle | A triangle that has one right angle |

Obtuse triangle | A triangle that has one obtuse angle |

Scalene triangle | A triangle with no congruent sides |

Isosceles triangle | A triangle with at least 2 congruent sides |

Equilateral triangle | A triangle with all sides congruent |

Quadrilateral | A figure with four sides and four angles |

Similar figures | Figures that have the same shape but not the same size |

Congruent figures | Figures that have the same size and shape |

Created by:
mallison