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  • one year ago

what's a vertex?

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    Like 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...

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1442619418318:dw| Oh my goodness, it's hard to write on the drawing board!

  3. jdoe0001
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1442620316158:dw|

  4. jdoe0001
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    http://www.mathsisfun.com/definitions/vertex.html

  5. anonymous
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    A vertex on an angle is the point at which both sides of the angle meet at.

  6. anonymous
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    thx all

  7. anonymous
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    There'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...

  8. anonymous
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    Yes the vertex of a parabola is the highest or lowest point (depending on if its pointing up or down)

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