Math Vocabulary

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Lines, planes, surfaces, or objects side by side and having the same distance continuously between them.Parallel
A plane figure with at least three straight sides and angles, and typically five or more.Polygon
A plane figure with three straight sides and three angles. Triangle
The branch of mathematics dealing with the relations of the sides and angles of triangles and with the relevant functions of any angles.Trigonometry
The space (usually measured in degrees) between two intersecting lines or surfaces at or close to the point where they meet.Angle
The longest side of a right triangle, opposite the right angle.Hypotenuse
Either of two angles whose sum is 90°.Complementary Angle
Either of two angles whose sum is 180°.Supplementary Angle
The enclosing boundary of a curved geometric figure, especially a circle.Circumference
A straight line from the center to the circumference of a circle or sphere.Radius
A straight line passing from side to side through the center of a body or figure, especially a circle or sphere.Diameter