Spanish (SP)
French (FR)
Portuguese (PT)
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Words and Phrases 
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Everyday Language Version 
Other Forms of the Word or Phrase 
Related Words or Phrases 
Translation

Examples of word use with students 
Rotation 
A transformation in which a figure is turned so that each point on the image remains the same distance from a fixed point (2D or 3D) or line (3D). 
Turning around; moving clockwise or counterclockwise. 
Rotations Rotating Rotated 
Turn Moving in a circle

*Rotación (SP) *Rotation (FR) *Rotação (PT)


Congruent 
Two geometric figures in the plane are congruent if one can be obtained from the other by some combination of rotations, reflections, and translations 
The same or equal in some way; same size and shape. 
Congruently Congruence 
Congruous Same shape 
*Congruente (SP) *Congruent(e) (FR) Coincidente (PT) 

Line Segment 
A straight line that links two points without extending beyond them. 
Unbroken and bounded portion of line. 
Segmented line Line segments Segmenting lines

Part of line Portion of line Section of line

*Segmento de línea (SP) *Segment (FR) *Segmento de linha (PT)


Endpoint 
Either of two points marking the end of a line segment. 
A tip or point of termination. 
Endpoints

End of line segment Limit

Punto extreme (SP) Point extrême (FR) Ponto extremo (PT) 

Midpoint 
A point on a line segment that divides it into two equal parts The halfway point of a line segment

A point at the center or middle. 
Midpoints

Center Middle Halfway point Midway 
*Punto medio (SP) *Point médian (FR) Ponto central (PT)


Locations 
 
Particular places or positions. 
Location Located Locating 
Place Locale Site 
*Localizaciónes/Ubicaciónes (SP) Emplacements (FR) *Localizações (PT)


Path 
Trajectory 
Way or means to an end; designed for a particular purpose. 
Paths

Pathway Passageway Way Route

Camino (SP) Chemin (FR) Caminho (PT) 

Procedure 
The sequence of actions to be followed in solving a problem. 
A course or mode of action. 
Procedures

Process Operation Course of action

*Procedimiento (SP) *Procédure (FR) *Procedimento (PT) 

Method 
A systematic way of solving a problem. 
Technique or way of doing something, 
Methods Methodical 
Approach Technique 
*Método (SP) *Méthode (FR) *Método (PT) 
