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Geometry terms quiz

5th grade geometry terms quiz
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geometry
a branch of mathematics that involves the measuring of shapes; actually means "to measure the earth"
point
represented by a dot
line segment
represented by a group of points having two endpoints
line
represented by a group of points having no endpoints that can extend indefinitely in two opposite directions
ray
represented by a group of points having one endpoint that can extend indefinitely in only one direction
angle
two rays that share a common endpoint
vertex
the common endpoint that two rays share
intersecting lines
lines that cross each other at some point
perpendicular lines
intersecting lines that form right angles
parallel lines
lines that never intersect
plane
represented by a smooth, flat surface that has nothickness and extends indefinitely in all directions