Pronunciation: /ˌɛ.kwɪˈdɪs.tənt/ Explain

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Points B and C are equidistant from A.
Manipulative 1 - Equidistant Created with GeoGebra.

The term equidistant means the same distance.[2] For example, all points on a circle are equidistant from the center of the circle.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, equidistant. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 71. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
  2. Theresa R. Fitzgerald. Math Dictionary for Kids: The Essential Guide to Math Terms, Strategies, and Tables. pg 50. Prufrock Press. 1 October 2005. Last Accessed 7/9/2018. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Equidistant. 3/11/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. https://www.allmathwords.org/en/e/equidistant.html.

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12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
7/5/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
12/18/2008: Added manipulative. (McAdams, David E.)
7/16/2008: Added more information. (McAdams, David E.)
6/7/2008: Corrected spelling. (McAdams, David E.)
2/5/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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