Intersection (Geometry)

Pronunciation: /ˌɪn.tərˈsɛk.ʃən/ Explain

 Figure 1: Intersections

In geometry, an intersection is a point or points at which two geometric figures coincide. Geometric figures coincide where they cross each other. In figure 1, the red points are the intersections. Conic sections are formed by intersecting a 2-dimensional plane with a 3-dimensional double cone.

References

1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, intersection. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 101. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
2. intersection. merriam-webster.com. Encyclopedia Britannica. Merriam-Webster. Last Accessed 8/7/2018. http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intersection. Buy the book
3. Ray C. Jurgensen, Richard G. Brown, and John W. Jurgensen. Geometry. pg 6. Houghton Mifflin McDougal Littell. January 2000. Last Accessed 8/7/2018. Buy the book

McAdams, David E. Intersection (Geometry). 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. https://www.allmathwords.org/en/i/intersectiongeometry.html.

Revision History

12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)