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Math vocabulary for area, volume, perimeter
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2D figure
a figure contained in a plane where measurements are taken in two perpendicular directions
base
the face of a solid figure that is used to determine the volume
pi
the ratio of the circumference of the circle to its diameter
volume
the amount of space enclosed in a solid
cone
a solid with a circular base tapering to an apex
altitude or height
the distance between the apex and the base or two bases of a solid
cube
a rectangular prism where all faces are congruent squares
surface area
the amount of space enclosed in a plane figure
square units
the units used to measure area
radius
a line segment from the center to a point on a circle or a sphere
polygon
a simple closed figure with straight edges
3D figrue
a figure where measurements can be taken in three mutually perpendicular directions
cubic units
the units used to measure volume
cylinder
a solid figure with two-circular bases
circumference
the distance around the outside of a circle
sphere
a solid consisting of all points equidistance from the center point
circle
a planar figure with all points on the edge equally distant from the center
diameter
a line segment between two points on the circle or sphere which passes through the center
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