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Geometric & Measurement Test

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polygons
shapes that have straight sides
Three types of polygons
Triangles, squares & rectangles
rhombus
has two obtuse and two right angles
hexagon
Has 6 sides
trapezoid
has two parallel sides with equal distance between them
pentagon
has five sides
quadrilaterals
polygons that have 4 sides
three dimensional shapes
have edges, faces and vertex
cylinder
a 3-dimensional figure that has 2 congruent circular faces (soup can)
vertex
the point where two sides of a polygon meet
cone
a shape whose base is a circle and whose sides taper up to a point
geometric pattern
a repeating pattern of shapes: triangle, triangle, rhombus
similar shapes
have a same shape, but are different sizes
congruent shapes
are exactly the same
angles
two rays with the same endpoint
acute angles
less than 90 degrees
line
No ends
ray
has one point
obtuse angles
more than 90 degrees
right angle
an angle that measures exactly 90 degrees with square corners
intersecting lines
lines that meet
line of symmetry
line that divides a shape into 2 congruent parts (both sides are EXACTLY the same)
What is the difference between a SQUARE and a RHOMBUS?
A square has only right angles and a rhombus two obtuse and two acute angles
What is the difference between a parallelogram and a rectangle?
A parallelogram has two obtuse angles and two acute angles
parallelogram
has two obtuse angles and two acute angles
square
has right angles
rectangles
have right angles
where is the half inch mark?
The longer line right in the middle between the numbers
where is the nearest centimeter?
the longer lines that are numbered and closer together on the ruler
what are two dimensional shapes?
flat shapes