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Chapter 10 Math Vocabulary

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circumference
The distance around a circle
polygon
a closed, plane figure whose sides are segments that intersect only at endpoints
surface area
The sum of the areas of its faces
solid
a three dimensional figure that encloses space and whose sides (faces) are polygons
height
always drops perpendicular to the base
cone
a solid with one circular base
volume
The amount of space an object takes up
cylinder
a solid with congruent circular bases that lie in parallel planes
heptagon
polygon with 7 sides
trapezoid
A quadrilateral with only one pair of parallel sides
prism
a three-dimensional figure that encloses space and whose sides (faces) are polygons
regular polygon
all sides congruent; all angles congruent
pyramid
a solid whose base can be any polygon and whose lateral faces are triangles
lateral face
a side of a solid other than its base