Geometry and Science (Pierson)

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Geometry and Science (Pierson)
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  1. A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides
    trapezoid
  2. Two rays that share an endpoint
    angle
  3. A part of a line that has one endpoint and extends indefinitely in one direction.
    ray
  4. An infinite set of points forming a straight path extending in two directions.
    line
  5. The point at which two line segments, lines or rays meet to form an angle.
    vertex
  6. A triangle that has no congruent sides.
    scalene
  7. A triangle that has at least two congruent sides
    isosceles
  8. A triangle whose sides are all the same length
    equilateral
  9. A parallelogram with all four sides equal in length
    rhombus
  10. An angle that measures exactly 90 degrees.
    right angle
  11. A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel and congruent sides.
    parallelogram
  12. An angle with a measure greater than 90 degrees.
    obtuse
  13. An angle with a measure of less than 90 degrees
    acute
  14. An instrument for measuring atmospheric pressure, usually to determine altitude or weather changes.
    barometer
  15. Any instrument for measuring the water-vapor content (humidity) of the atmosphere.
    hygrometer
  16. A wind gauge, an instrument for recording the speed and often the direction of winds
    anemometer
  17. A measure of the amount of moisture in the air
    humidity
  18. Rain, snow, sleet, dew, etc, formed by condensation of water vapour in the atmosphere.
    precipitation
  19. the lowest layer of the atmosphere, 6 miles (10 km) high in some areas and as much as 12 miles (20 km) high in others, within which there is a steady drop in temperature with increasing altitude and within which nearly all cloud formations occur and weather conditions manifest themselves.
    troposphere

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