[[geometry:glossary]]

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 — geometry:glossary [2019/08/05 15:37] (current)RandallS created 2019/08/05 15:37 RandallS created 2019/08/05 15:37 RandallS created Line 1: Line 1: + ====== Glossary of Geometry Terms ====== + [b]area[/​b]—the two-dimensional surface included within a set of lines + + [b]axis[/​b]—a straight line that divides a shape symmetrically + + [b]circumference[/​b]—the outer boundary of a circle + + [b]constant[/​b]—a number that in a given mathematical situation doesn’t change + + [b]equilateral[/​b]—having all sides of equal length + + [b]irrational number[/​b]—a number that can’t be derived from dividing one ordinary whole number into another, and whose decimal continues without end and without repeating sequences + + [b]polygon[/​b]—a two-dimensional shape that’s closed (no gaps between lines) and made of straight lines; a [b]regular polygon[/b] is a polygon with all sides of the same length and all angles of equal size + + [b]radius[/​b]—a straight line from the center of a circle to its circumference,​ or from the center of a regular polygon to any of its vertices + + [b]ratio[/​b]—the size relationship between two numbers + + [b]square root[/​b]—to get the square of a number, multiply it by itself (3 squared = 3 x 3 = 9); the square root of a number is the value that, when squared, gives you that number (the square root of 9 = 3) + + [b]subset[/​b]—a smaller group within a larger group: for example, transcendental numbers are a subset of irrational numbers (all transcendental numbers are irrational numbers, but not all irrational numbers are transcendental numbers) + + [b]transcendental number[/​b]—a special class of irrational numbers that defy easy mathematical description + + [b]vertex[/​b] (plural [b]vertices[/​b])—the point at which two straight lines meet + + Back to [[geometry:​start|Sacred Geometry]] intro
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