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Geometry Vocabulary Review and Quiz
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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
complimentary angles
Two angles whose sum is 90 degrees
supplimentary angles
angles whose measures add up to 180 degrees
vertical angles
A pair of opposite congruent angles (nonadjacent) formed by intersecting lines;
angle bisector
a ray that divides an angle into two congruent angles
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