Vertex (geometric)

My Definition

Key Characteristics

The following are true of a vertex (geometric):

  • The plural form of vertex is vertices.

  • It is a point.

  • It represents the shared point where two or more rays or line segments intersect.

  • Angles have a vertex.

  • Polygons and polyhedra have vertices.


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Vertex (geometric) activity


TEKS: 2(8)(A), 2(8)(C), 4(7)(A), 4(7)(B)