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triangle
a figure having three sides and three angles
geometry
the mathematical study of objects such as points, lines, planes, and solid figures
mathematics
the study of numbers and their properties and relationships
astronomy
the branch of science concerned with the physical universe beyond the atmosphere of the earth
geography
The science of the earth's surface, including variation in physical features, climate, population, agriculture, industry, political systems, and the like
librarian
a person trained to work in a library, or who maintains a particular collection of books
calculate
to compute mathematically
pulley
a wheel or set of wheels with grooved edges over which a rope or chain can be drawn in order to change the direction of a pulling force and increase the capacity for lifting weight
lever
a basic tool consisting of a rigid bar, acting by pivoting around a fixed fulcrum to transfer applied force from one point to another
screw
a fastener, usu. metal, having a shank with a thread, driven into a surface by applying pressure to the head while turning it
logic
the study of the principles of reasoning
reasoning
the process of using reason to draw conclusions based on a premise or known facts
systematic
involving or based on a method or plan; not random or chaotic