# Math Chapter 3 vocabulary

## 16 terms

### alternate exterior angles

Angles that lie outside a pair of lines and on opposite sides of a transversal.

### alternate interior angles

angles between 2 lines and on opposite sides of a transversal

### consecutive interior angles

angles that are on the same side of the transversal and inside the two lines

### corresponding angles

angles in the same place on different lines

### equidistant

the same distance apart at every point

### non-euclidean geometry

the study of geometrical systems that are not in accordance with the parallel postulate of Euclidean geometry

### parallel lines

coplanar lines that do not intersect

### parallel planes

planes that do not intersect

### plane euclidean geometry

geometry based on Euclid's axioms dealing with a system of points, lines, and planes

Y-Y1=m(x-x1)

### rate of change

describes how a quantity is changing over time

### skew lines

lines that do not intersect and are not coplanar

### slope

the property possessed by a line or surface that departs from the horizontal

y=mx+b

### spherical geometry

the geometry of figures on the surface of a sphere

### transversal

extending or lying across