## Plane and Solid Geometry |

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a₁ ABCD altitude angles equal b₁ b₂ bisect bisectors C₁ called central angles chord circle circumcenter circumference circumscribed cone congruent construct convex COROLLARIES corresponding cylinder DEFINITIONS diagonals diameter dihedral angle divided draw drawn edges equal angles equidistant equilateral EXERCISES face angles figure of th frustum geometry given line given point greater Hence hypotenuse inscribed interior angles intersection isosceles triangle line-segment locus lune meet mid-points oblique opposite sides orthocenter P₁ P₂ parallel lines parallelepiped parallelogram perigon perimeter perpendicular plane plane geometry polar polyhedral angle prism Prismatoid produced Proof prove pyramid quadrilateral radii radius ratio rectangle regular polygon respectively rhombus right angle right-angled triangle segments Similarly slant height sphere spherical polygon spherical surface spherical triangle square straight angle straight line Suppose symmetric tangent tetrahedron Theorem trihedral vertex vertices

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