# math vocab

Question | Answer |
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congruent figures | figures that have the same shape and the same size |

corresponding angles | matching angles |

corresponding sides | matching sides |

the symbol ~ | is congruent to |

coordinate plane | a plane spanned by the x-axis is which the coordinates of a point are its distances from two intersecting perpendicular axes; also called cartesian plane , cartensian, coordinate system |

translate | the act of sliding an object |

translation | is a translation in which a figure slides but does not turn every point of the figure moves the same distance and in the same direction |

transformation | changes figures into another figure. the new figure is called the image |

image | when a figure changes into another figure the new figure is called an image |

A' | a prime use prime symbol when naming an image |

x-axis | the principal or horizontal axis of a system of coordinates points along which have a value of zero for all other coordinates |

y-axis | the secondary or vertical axis of a system of coordinates points along which have a zero for all other coordinates |

reflection | or flip is a transformation in which a figure lid reflected in a line called LINE OF REFLECTION |

line of reflection | a reflection creates mirror image of the original figure |

center of rotation | transformation in which is rotated about |

angel of rotation | the number of degrees a figure rotates |

similar figures | figures that have the same shape but not neccarily the same size are called similar figures |

the symbol | means is similar to |

dilation | a dilation is a translation in which a figure is made larger or smaller with respect to a point called center of dilation |

center of dilation | |

tessellation | when tiles cover the floor with no empty spaces, the collection of tiles is called tessellation |

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