In math, area represents the size or total amount of space taken up by a two-dimensional surface, or the amount of space inside the boundaries of a flat object. The area may be measured in a variety of square units, such... More »

Symbols are used in all branches of math to represent a formula or procedure, express a condition or to denote a constant. The four basic operations are denoted by the following symbols: “+” implies addition, “-“ implies... More »

Equivalent means something has the same value or is interchangeable. For instance, $1 is equivalent to 100 cents, four quarters, 10 dimes or 20 nickels. Likewise, 60 seconds is one minute, 365 days is a year and 5,280 fe... More »

In math, volume is the amount of space inside a three-dimensional object, or its capacity. A measurement of volume offers insight into how much liquid or how many physical objects a person can fit into an object. Knowing... More »

In geometry, the term congruent refers to two items being the same size and shape. Congruent can be used to describe shapes, sides, segments and/or angles. More »

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Geometry is defined as the area of mathematics dealing with points, lines, shapes and space. Geometry is important because the world is made up of different shapes and spaces. It is broken into plane geometry, flat shape... More »

In geometry, a vertex is defined as a point where two or more lines meet. A triangle has three vertices. A parallelogram has four vertices. A six-sided figure has six vertices. A pentagon is a five-sided figure and has f... More »

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