Chapter 11 Vocabulary Flashcards


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prism

a solid figure with two congruent polygons that are bases, connected with lateral faces that are rectangles.

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congruent

having the same size and shape

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polygon

a closed plane figure formed by 3 or more straight line segments that meet at points called vertices.

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regular polygon

a polygon in which all sides are congruent and all angles are congruent is a regular polygon

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unit cube

a cube that has a length, width and height of 1 unit

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polyhedron

a solid figure with faces that are polygons

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volume

the measure of the amount of space a solid figure occupies.

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lateral face

a polygon that connects with the bases of a polyhedron

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acute angle

an angle that measures less han 90 degrees

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obtuse angle

an angle that measures more than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees

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reflex angle

an angle that is greater than 180 degrees

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equilateral triangle

a triangle where all sides are equal

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isosceles triangle

a triangle with only two equal sides and angles

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scalene triangle

a triangle with no equal sides or angles

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base

a plane figure that is usually a polygon, used to describe and help find the volume of a solid figure