geometry test #1

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an infinitely small exact location

3 undefined terms

point, line, plane


an infinitely long infinitely thin straight path


an infinitely long infinitely wide fat surface


a mathimatical statement which we except as true because no counter example exists

line segment

part of a line with two endpoints


part of a line with one endpoint


a set of points that lie on a common line

any two points are collinear



two geometric figures points in common

parallel lines

two lines on a plane that will never intersect

skew lines

two lines that will never intersect but are not on the same plane


two rays that share a common end point


1/360 of a complete rotation


two lines that intersect at a right angle

vertical angles

two non adjacent angles formed by two intersecting lines


a line which intersects two given lines in a plane

pairs of corresponding angles

angles which: are on the same side of the transversal, one interior and one exterior, and non adjecent

alternate interior angles

both on interior, opposite sides of transversal, non adjacent


a closed figure made up of line segments with no interior reflex angles

regular polygon

a polygon with all congruent sides and all congruent angles

steps to finding perimeter

formula, substitute, simplify

isosceles triangle

a triangle with at least two congruent sides


all sides of the triangle are differnent

the sum of the measures of any triangles angles is 180


right triangle

a triangle with 1 right angle

obtuse triangle

a triangle with 1 obtuse angle

acute triangle

a triangle with all sides acute


a quadrelateral with both pairs of oppisite sides parallel


a parallelogram with 4 congruent angles


a quadrelateral with exactly 1 pair of parallel sides


the set of all points equidistant form a given point on a plane


a segment joining the center to any point on the circle


a segment with endpoints on the circle


part of the circle


chord that passes through the center of the circle


the distance around the circle

central angle

vertex is center, sides are radii

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