Pronunciation: /ænˈtɪ pədl/ Explain
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|Manipulative 1 - Antipodal Points Created with GeoGebra.||
Two points on a
if they are on the opposite sides of a diameter of that circle or sphere.
Click on the blue points in manipulatives 1 and 2 and drag them to change the figure.
Points that are antipodal are also called diametrically opposed.
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Points A and B are antipodal.
|Manipulative 2 - Antipodal Points in a Sphere Created with GeoGebra.|
- antipodal. merriam-webster.com. Encyclopedia Britannica. Merriam-Webster. Last Accessed 8/6/2018. https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antipodal.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Antipodal. 7/10/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/a/antipodalpoints.html.
6/14/2018: Removed broken links, changed Geogebra links to work with Geogebra 5, updated license, implemented new markup. (McAdams, David E.)
12/31/2009: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
4/3/2009: Changed manipulative 2 to show antipodal points for any point on the sphere. (McAdams, David E.)
12/19/2008: Added vocabulary links. (McAdams, David E.)
12/5/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)