# Flashcards - TExES Physics/Math 7-12: Properties of Triangles

Flashcards - TExES Physics/Math 7-12: Properties of Triangles
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scale factor
A scale factor is a number which scales, or multiplies, some quantity
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rotation
A rotation is a circular movement of an object around a center of rotation
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reflection
Reflection is the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated
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median
The median is the value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half
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isosceles triangle
In geometry, an isosceles triangle is a triangle that has two sides of equal length
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isosceles triangle
In geometry, an isosceles triangle is a triangle that has two sides of equal length
median
The median is the value separating the higher half of a data sample, a population, or a probability distribution, from the lower half
reflection
Reflection is the change in direction of a wavefront at an interface between two different media so that the wavefront returns into the medium from which it originated
rotation
A rotation is a circular movement of an object around a center of rotation
scale factor
A scale factor is a number which scales, or multiplies, some quantity
translation
In molecular biology and genetics, translation is the process in which cellular ribosomes create proteins
triangle
A triangle is a polygon with three edges and three vertices
equilateral triangle
In geometry, an equilateral triangle is a triangle in which all three sides are equal
Similar figures
Two geometrical objects are called similar if they both have the same shape, or one has the same shape as the mirror image of the other
centroid
In mathematics and physics, the centroid or geometric center of a plane figure is the arithmetic mean position of all the points in the shape

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