# Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Geometric Figures

Flashcards - NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Geometric Figures
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right angle
In geometry and trigonometry, a right angle is an angle that bisects the angle formed by two adjacent parts of a straight line
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angle
In planar geometry, an angle is the figure formed by two rays, called the sides of the angle, sharing a common endpoint, called the vertex of the angle
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line segment
In geometry, a line segment is a part of a line that is bounded by two distinct end points, and contains every point on the line between its endpoints
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line segment
In geometry, a line segment is a part of a line that is bounded by two distinct end points, and contains every point on the line between its endpoints
angle
In planar geometry, an angle is the figure formed by two rays, called the sides of the angle, sharing a common endpoint, called the vertex of the angle
right angle
In geometry and trigonometry, a right angle is an angle that bisects the angle formed by two adjacent parts of a straight line
postulates
An axiom or postulate is a statement that is taken to be true, to serve as a premise or starting point for further reasoning and arguments
line
The notion of line or straight line was introduced by ancient mathematicians to represent straight objects with negligible width and depth
points
In modern mathematics, a point refers usually to an element of some set called a space

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