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Endpoint
the point at the end of a segment or the starting point of a ray
Angle
a figure formed by two rays with a common endpoint
Segment
a part of a line consisting of two endpoints and all the points between them
Collinear
two or more points that lie on the same line
Linear Pair
two adjacent angles that are supplementary
Midpoint
a point that divides a segment into two congruent segments
Congruent
figures that have the same size and shape
Complementary angles
two angles whose measures have a sum of 90 degrees
Supplementary angles
two angles whose measures have a sum of 180 degrees
Vertical Angles
two angles that are opposite one another and have the same measure
ray
part of a line which has one endpoint and extends indefinitely in one direction
Parallel lines
coplanar lines that do not intersect
Perpendicular lines
lines that intersect to form right angles
Skew lines
non-coplanar lines that do not intersect
Similar Figures
figures whose angles are congruent and sides are proportional
Angle Bisector
a line that divides an angle into two congruent angles