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face of polyhedron Any of the polygonal regions that form the surface of a polyhedron. factor A number that divides another number exactly. Also called divisor.

figure A set of points.

finite decimal  A decimal that ends. Also called terminating decimals.

flip A transformation in which each point is mapped onto its reflection image over a line or plane.

flow chart A diagram that shows a step-by-step progression through a procedure or system. foot (ft) A unit of length in the U.S. system of measurement equal to 12 inches. Also 1 foot = 30.48 cm, 3 feet = 1 yard, 5,280 feet = 1 mile.

formula A sentence in which one variable is written in terms of other variables.

Ex: a = lw

45-45-90 triangle An isosceles right triangle whose angles measure
45, 45, 90. The Pythagorean Theorem guarantees that if the sides are each x units long, then the hypotenuse will be the square root of two times x units long. fraction A number written in the form a/b, where b is non zero.

fraction bar  A grouping symbol separating the numerator and denominator of a fraction and standing for division. fundamental region A region which is used to tessellate a plane. Home | About Us | Algebra| Dictionary | Games | Geometry | Gym | Humor | Lab | Magic | Natural Math | PreAlgebra | Resources | Teachers Only | Toolbox | Treasures | Videos | Wonders | Writings 