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anonymous
 one year ago
what's a vertex?
anonymous
 one year ago
what's a vertex?

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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Like in a triangle  a vertex is a point where the sides (the line segments) connect. So, a triangle has 3 vertices (which is the plural of "vertex"). I'll try to attach a drawing...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1442619418318:dw Oh my goodness, it's hard to write on the drawing board!

anonymous
 one year ago
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anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A vertex on an angle is the point at which both sides of the angle meet at.

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0There's also a vertex of a parabola: search for "vertex" on this page: http://www.onemathematicalcat.org/Math/Algebra_II_obj/parabolas.htm So, it depends on what your context is...

anonymous
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Yes the vertex of a parabola is the highest or lowest point (depending on if its pointing up or down)
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