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There are multiple uses of the word '''vertex''' in mathematics, including uses in [[graph theory]] and multiple uses in [[geometry]]
  
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==Vertex of a parabola==
 
The '''vertex''' of a [[parabola]] is the point which, if a vertical line is placed over it, divides the parabola into two equal mirror images.
 
The '''vertex''' of a [[parabola]] is the point which, if a vertical line is placed over it, divides the parabola into two equal mirror images.
  
== See Also ==
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==Vertex of an angle==
* [[Angle]]
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See [[angle]]
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==Vertex of a polygon or polyhedron==
  
 
[[Category:Definition]]
 
[[Category:Definition]]

Revision as of 12:02, 1 November 2006

There are multiple uses of the word vertex in mathematics, including uses in graph theory and multiple uses in geometry

Vertex of a parabola

The vertex of a parabola is the point which, if a vertical line is placed over it, divides the parabola into two equal mirror images.

Vertex of an angle

See angle

Vertex of a polygon or polyhedron

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