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area
The measure, in square units, of the interior region of a 2-dimensional figure.
Formula
A general mathematical statement or rule.
polygon
A closed figure formed from line segments that meet only at their endpoints.
triangle
A three-sided polygon.
quadrilateral
A four-sided polygon.
rectangle
A quadrilateral with two pairs of congruent, parallel sides and four right angles.
square
A quadrilateral with 4 equal sides.
base
The side of a polygon that is perpendicular to the altitude or height.
height
The perpendicular distance from a vertex to the opposite side of a plane figure.
length
How long something is
width
How wide something is
composite figure
A figure made up of 2 or more polygons.
compose
To put together, as in numbers or shapes.
decompose
To separate into components or basic elements.
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