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Learning About Geometry
In order to learn about geometry, you need to become familiar with the basic concepts of planes, spaces, points, lines, the xyz coordinate system, angles, circle geometry, perimeters, area, and volume.
Planes: twodimensional, that has length and width and it is formed by infinite amount of lines. It uses ordered pair (pair of numbers in parenthesis to exactly locate on coordinate plane).
Spaces: set of all points and infinite number of planes that uses ordered triple (x,y,z).
Points: dot indicating exact location on coordinate plane.
Lines: onedimensional figure with no endpoints.
XYZ coordinate system: the origin is the center of the coordinate (0,0,0). All points are defined by three coordinates, one along the X axis, one along the Yaxis, and one along the Zaxis.
Angles: measurement of degrees between two lines.
Circle geometry: shape with all points same distance from the origin. It can be measured using geometry.
Perimeters: path that surrounds an area. There are different equations to find perimeters for different shapes.
Area: quantity that is expressed in twodimensional shape. There are different equations to find perimeters for different shapes.
Volume: measure of how much substance threedimensional shape can carry. There are different equations to find perimeters for different shapes.

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