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Geometry Vocabulary

Mr. Fiore

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Mr. Ryan

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Geometry is the study of shapes

They studied Geometry in Ancient Mesopotamia & Ancient Egypt

Geometry is important in the art and construction fields

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A POINT is an exact location on a graph, shape or in “space”.

The Hershey Kiss is a POINT on the line

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A LINE goes in opposite directions and never, never, never ends.

Imagine if this Twizzler went on forever and ever and ever and ever and ever and ever

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A RAY is part of a line, but it has one endpoint and the other end keeps going.

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Endpoint

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An ENDPOINT is a point at the end of a ray or line segment.

Endpoint

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A LINE SEGMENT is part of a ray or line.

It has two endpoints

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Line Segment

Line

Line

Ray

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Endpoints

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A VERTEX is a fancy name for “angle”

Two rays or lines that have the same endpoint make a VERTEX/angle

VERTEX/angles are measured in “degrees”

The Corners of a square are its vertex/angles

When two lines cross, they make vertex/angles

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CONGRUENT means the “same”

CONGRUENT LINE SEGMENTS means two line segments are the same

CONGRUENT Vertex/Angles means two angles are the same

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The Hershey & Crunch Bar are a Congruent size

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A VERTICAL LINE goes up & down

The candy bars are vertical

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A HORIZONTAL LINE goes “across” (left and right)

The candy bars are Horizontal

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- 4 types of angles
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