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# 5thgradegeometrych12

### vocabulary

Question | Answer |
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area | number of square units to cover a figure |

perimeter | distance around a figure |

triangle | polygon with 3 angles and 3 sides |

acute triangle | all angels measure less than 90 degrees |

right triangle | one angle measures exactly 90 degrees |

obtuse triangle | one angle measures more than 90 degrees |

equilateral triangle | all 3 sides are the same length |

isosceles triangle | 2 sides are the same length |

scalene triangle | no side is the same length as any other |

trapezoid | has one pair of parallel sides |

parallelogram | opposite sides have the same length and are parallel |

rhombus | parallelogram with all sides the same length |

rectangle | parallelogram with 4 right angles |

face | plane figure that is one side of a solid figure |

edge | the line where two faces of a solid figure meet |

vertex | point at which two lines meet to form an angle point on a polyhedron where three or more faces intersect |

volume of a solid | the number of cubes (cubic units) that it takes to fill a solid |

prism | has two identical bases and a 4 sided face for each side of a base |

pyramid | has one base and a face for each side of the base |

cylinder | has two circular bases which are connected by a curved surface |

cone | has one circular base and a curved surface that connects the base to the vertex |

sphere | has one curved surface and every point is the same distance from the center |

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