What is a Vertex?Date: 12/06/2001 at 21:11:39 From: Sarah Subject: Vertices What does vertices mean? Date: 12/07/2001 at 09:53:55 From: Doctor Sarah Subject: Re: Vertices Hi Sarah - thanks for writing to Dr. Math. The vertex is the point at which two rays of an angle or two edges of a polygon meet. / / / The vertex is the point about which the angle is / measured. vertex /___________ The plural of vertex is vertices. vertex /\ / \ / \ / \ / \ vertex /__________\ vertex A triangle has three vertices. - Doctor Sarah, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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