Difference between revisions of "Vertex"

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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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There are multiple uses of the word '''vertex''' in mathematics, including uses in [[graph theory]] and multiple uses in [[geometry]].
  
 
==Vertex of a parabola==
 
==Vertex of a parabola==
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==Vertex of an angle==
 
==Vertex of an angle==
See [[angle]]
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See [[angle]].
  
 
==Vertex of a polygon or polyhedron==
 
==Vertex of a polygon or polyhedron==
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See [[polygon]].
  
 
[[Category:Definition]]
 
[[Category:Definition]]

Revision as of 20:19, 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

See polygon.

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