Difference between revisions of "Vertex"

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==Vertex of a polygon or polyhedron==
 
==Vertex of a polygon or polyhedron==
 
See [[polygon]].
 
See [[polygon]].
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Note that the plural form of the word "vertex" is the word "vertices;"  the singular of "vertices" is "vertex," not "[[vertice]]."
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[[Category:Definition]]
 
[[Category:Definition]]

Revision as of 10:42, 6 July 2007

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.


Note that the plural form of the word "vertex" is the word "vertices;" the singular of "vertices" is "vertex," not "vertice."

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