Coincide

Pronunciation: /ˌkoʊ ɪnˈsaɪd/ Explain

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Make the two points coincidental, then not coincidental.
Manipulative 1 - Coincidental Points Created with GeoGebra.

Click on the blue points and drag them to change the figure.

Make the two lines coincidental, then not coincidental.
Manipulative 2 - Coincidental Lines Created with GeoGebra.

To coincide means to occupy the same place. Two lines coincide if they share all points. Two intersecting lines coincide at the point of intersection.

Related Words

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

Cite this article as:

McAdams, David E. Coincide. 6/25/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/coincide.html.

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Revision History

6/25/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, updated GeoGebra apps. (McAdams, David E.)
1/4/2010: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
12/24/2008: Added example for coincidental. Added manipulatives (McAdams, David E.)
8/18/2007: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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