Pronunciation: /ˈeɪ pɛks/ Explain
Click on the blue and red points and drag them to change the figure.|
|Manipulative 1 - Apex of a Cone Created with GeoGebra.||
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. Click
on the blue point in manipulative 1 and drag it to change the figure. Click on
the reset button to return the manipulative to its original configuration.
- Keller, Samuel Smith. Mathematics for Engineering Students, Plane and Solid Geometry. pg 166. www.archive.org. D. Van Nostrand Company. 1908. Last Accessed 8/6/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/mathengineer00kellrich#page/166/mode/1up/search/apex. Buy the book
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Apex. 7/10/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/a/apex.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.)
11/20/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)