Pronunciation: /beɪs/ Explain
|Figure 1 - Base.||
The base of a geometric figure is the 'bottom' of
the figure. However, many geometric objects
can be considered to have more than
one base. For example, any side of a triangle can be considered a base.
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, base. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 24. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
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- Davies, Charles, LL.D.. Element of Geometry and Trigonometry with Applications in Mensuration. pg 14. www.archive.org. A.S. Barnes & Company. 1855. Last Accessed 6/19/2018. http://www.archive.org/stream/elementsofgeomet00davirich#page/n15/mode/1up/search/base. Buy the book
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McAdams, David E. Base (Geometry). 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/b/base_geometry.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
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