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Math MCA Geometry and Measurement Vocabulary Minnesota (Elder)
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Vocabulary words for 5th grade math geometry/measurement
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cube
A prism with six square faces
Prism
A solid figure that has two congruent, parallel polygons as its bases. Its sides are parallelograms
pyramid
A solid shape with a polygon as a base and triangular faces that come to a point (vertex or apex)
cone
A three dimensional shape with a circular base and a vertex opposite the base
cylinder
A solid composed of two congruent circles in parallel planes, their interiors, and all the line segments parallel to the axis with endpoints on the two circles.
edge
The line segment where two faces of a solid figure meet.
face
A flat surface of a polyhedron
Base
the lowest part or edge of something, especially the part on which it rests or is supported.
three-dimensional
Having the dimensions of height, width, and depth.
triangular
shaped like a triangle; having three sides and three corners.
rectangular
a four-sided figure having four right angles
Verticies
When 2 or more edges intersect they form these.
net
is a 2-dimensional shape that can be folded to form a 3-dimensional shape or a solid
area
The number of square units required to cover a surface.
Parallelogram
a quadrilateral with both pairs of opposite sides parallel
Volume
The amount of space an object takes up
Geometry
the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids, and higher dimensional analogs.
pentagonal prism
A pentagonal prism is a prism that has two pentagonal bases like top and bottom and five rectangular sides
sphere
a round solid figure, or its surface, with every point on its surface equidistant from its center.
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