# Finding Area in Different Ways: Word Chart

Spanish (SP)

French (FR)

Portuguese (PT)

* = Cognate

 Words and Phrases Academic Language Meaning Everyday Language Version Other Forms of the Word or Phrase Related Words or Phrases Translation Examples of word use with students Polygon A geometric figure formed from three or more points joined by three or more line segments. --- Polygons Polygonal Shape 2-D figure *Polígono (SP) *Polygone (FR) *Polígono (PT) Area The number of square units contained in the interior of a figure; the extent of a two-dimensional surface enclosed within a boundary The space something occupies, two-dimensional --- Enclosed Space   Two-dimensional size *Area (SP) *Aire/ Superficie (FR) *Área (PT) Vertices The points where the sides of a geometric figure intersect. Vertex Intersection Corner *Vértices (SP) Sommets (FR) *Vértices (PT) Triangle A polygon with exactly three sides. --- Triangles Triangular Isosceles Equilateral Scalene *Triángulo (SP) *Triangle (FR) *Triângulo (PT) Convincing Persuading or assuring by argument or evidence Causing one to believe the truth of something; plausible Convince Convinced Convincingly Convincer Convincible Persuasive Believable Credible Plausible *Convincente (SP) *Convaincant(e) (FR) *Convincente (PT) Right Triangle A triangle in which one interior angle is a right angle, that is, 90 degrees. The other two angles are complementary, which means that they add up to 90 degrees. A triangle having a right angle. Right Triangles Right Triangular --- Triángulo Rectángulo (SP) Triangle Rectangle (FR) Triângulo Retângulo (PT) Coordinates A set of numbers that describe locations in space. Points on a grid. Coordinate Coordinated Coordinating Locations on a plane. Locations on a plane. Latitude Longitude *Coordenadas (SP) *Coordonnées (FR) *Coordenadas (PT) Isosceles Triangle A triangle that has two equal sides. The angles opposite these sides are also equal. A triangle with two equal sides. --- --- Triángulo isosceles (SP) Triangle isocèle (FR) Triångulo isósceles (PT) Subtract To calculate the difference between numbers or quantities To withdraw or take away; to remove a part from a whole. Subtracted Subtracting Subtracts Subtraction Decrease Take away Remove Restar/ *Sustraer (formal) (SP) *Soustraire/ Déduire (FR) *Subtrair (PT) Remove --- To take, or move away from an occupied place or position; To eliminate. Removed Removing Removes Take away Subtract Eliminate Erase Withdraw *Remover/ Quitar (SP) Retirer (FR) *Remover (PT) Count To calculate the numbers of objects in a group. To recite numbers in ascending order. Counts Counting Counted Tally Number Enumerate *Contar (SP) *Compter (FR) *Contar (PT) Rectangle A parallelogram with four right angles --- Rectangular Rectangles Parallelogram Quadrilateral Quadrangle *Rectángulo (SP) *Rectangle (FR) *Retângulo (PT)