Pronunciation: /ˈeɪ.pɛks/ Explain
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An apex is a the vertex at the tip of a
it is the highest point of an object when that object comes to a point.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, apex. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 17. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- Keller, Samuel Smith. Mathematics for Engineering Students, Plane and Solid Geometry. pg 166. www.archive.org. D. Van Nostrand Company. 1908. Last Accessed 6/12/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/mathengineer00kellrich#page/166/mode/1up/search/apex. Buy the book
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Apex. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/a/apex.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
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.)
11/20/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)