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Geometric Terms starting with O-P.


Geometric terms can somtimes fluster a K6 student. Some can sound so familiar from use, and some they can barely pronounce! Use this easy to follow geometry dictionary and have all the geometry terms they need explained.


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Geometric Terms starting with O-P

Oblique:Lines at an angle to the x-axis.
Oblique Prism: A prisim with bases not aligned directly above one another.
Obtuse angle:Any angle greater than 90 degrees and less than 180 degrees.
Obtuse Triangle:A triangle with one obtuse angles.
Octa:Prefix for 8
Octagon:An eight sided polygon.
Octahedron:A polyhedron with 8 faces.
Order of rotation:How many times an outline matches its original during one full rotation.
ordered pairOrdered Pair:Where information is given through a pair of numbers and the order is critical. Ordered pairs are used in coordinate geometry to indicate a points position. (1,3) is not the same as (3,1)
originOrigin:The point of intersection of the X-axis and Y-axis on the cartesian plane.
parallel linesParallel lines:Lines that will never intersect.
parallelogram, quadrilateralParallelogram:A quadrilateral with oposite sides equal in legth and parallel.
pattern, basic geometryPattern: A repitition of objects.
Penta:Prefix for 5
pentagon, 2d shapesPentagon:A 5 sided polygon.
Pentahedron:A Polyhedron with 5 faces.
Perimiter: The outline of a two dimensional shape.
perpendicularPerpendicular:Two lines that meet at 90 degrees are said to be perpendicular.
perpendicular bisectorPerpendicular Bisector:A line that meets a line segment at 90 degrees AND bisects it.
pi, definition of piPi:The ratio of a circles circumpherence to its diameter.
plane shapePlane Shape:A flat shape with only two dimensions.
platonic solid, tetrahedronPlatonic Solid:Five Regular Polyhedra made only with either equilateral triangles, squares or pentagons.
Poly:Prefix for MANY
polygonPolygon:A plane shape with three or more straight sides.
polyhedronPolyhedron: Three dimensional objects made with plane shapes.
Position:Where something is when compared to an object or its surroundings.
right prismPrism:Right Prism: A three dimensional shape made of two identical plane shapes, and all other faces are rectangles; Oblique Prism: Made of two identical plane shapes, and all other faces are parallelograms.
protractor, geometry constructionProtractor:An instrument used in geometric construction to measure degrees of angles.
pyramid, geometric shapePyramid:A three dimensional shape with a polygon as its base and all other faces congruent triangles that meet at the top (its vertex)
pythagorasPythagoras: A Greek mathematician who lived circa 500BC. Famous for his theorem on Right Angled Triangles.
pythagorean theorem, theorem of pythagorasPythagorean Theorem:In a right angled triangle, the square of the hypotenuse is equal to the sum of the squares of the other two sides.





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