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  • 1. Geometry in the Global Positioning System
    Mariah Cherry
    Block 4
  • 2. Point
    Point- An exact position or location on a plane’s surface.
  • 3. Line Segment
    Line segment-A line with a definite starting point and ending point.
  • 4. Plane
    Any flat, two-dimensional surface
  • 5. Angle
    The space within two lines diverging from a common point
  • 6. Perpendicular Lines
    Two lines or line segments that intersect each other at a 90 degree angle.
  • 7. Parallel Lines
    Lines that are on the same plane but do not intersect.
  • 8. Triangle
    A three sided polygon.
  • 9. Right Triangle
    A Triangle with one 90 degree angle
  • 10. Pentagon
    A five sided polygon.
  • 11. Hexagon
    Six sided polygon
  • 12. Square
    A quadrilateral with four congruent sides and four right angles
  • 13. Rectangle
    A quadrilateral with four right angles
  • 14. Trapezoid
    A four-sided figure with one pair of parallel sides
  • 15. Parallelogram
    A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides
  • 16. Circle
    The set of points in a plane that are a fixed distance from a given point in a two –dimensional figure.
  • 17. Cylinder
    A three-dimensional figure with parallel, circular bases and a curved lateral surface that connects the bases.
  • 18. Sphere
    A set of points that are the same distance from a fixed point in a three-dimensional figure
  • 19. Rectangular Pyramid
    A pyramid that has a rectangular polygon and has lateral faces are congruent isosceles triangles
  • 20. Cone
    Three dimensional figure with a circular base and a curved lateral surface that meets on a point on the opposite base.
  • 21. Quadrilateral
    A four sided polygon