Coincide

Pronunciation: /ˌkoʊ ɪnˈsaɪd/ ?

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To coincide means to occupy the same place.[1] Two lines coincide if they share all points. Two intersecting lines coincide at the point of intersection. Click on the blue points in manipulative 1 and drag them to change the figure.

Related Words

Coincidental: Occupying the same place.[2] Example: Points A and B are coincidental.

References

  1. coincide. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=coincide&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.
  2. coincidental. http://wordnet.princeton.edu/. WordNet. Princeton University. (Accessed: 2011-01-08). http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=coincide&sub=Search+WordNet&o2=&o0=1&o7=&o5=&o1=1&o6=&o4=&o3=&h=.

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Coincide. 2010-01-04. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/coincide.html.

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2010-01-04: Added "References" (McAdams, David.)
2008-12-24: Added example for coincidental. Added manipulatives (McAdams, David.)
2007-08-18: Initial version (McAdams, David.)

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