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Height measures the vertical distance of an objects by determining how tall it is. On the other hand, a distance is the numerical measurement of how far apart an object or objects are. Although the two terms can be confusing sometimes, do you think you spot the differences between the two? Take our quiz and find out.

• 1.

### What's the other term for altitude?

• A.

Attitude

• B.

Longitude

• C.

Height

• D.

Length

C. Height
Explanation
Altitude refers to the vertical distance above sea level. Similarly, height also represents the vertical measurement of an object or location. Therefore, height is the other term for altitude.

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• 2.

### What's a dimension?

• A.

It's the minimum number of coordinates needed to specify any point within it.

• B.

It's the maximum number of coordinates needed to specify any point within it.

• C.

It's the number of coordinates needed to specify any point within it.

• D.

It's the minimum number of coordinates needed to specify many points within it.

A. It's the minimum number of coordinates needed to specify any point within it.
Explanation
The dimension of a space refers to the minimum number of coordinates needed to specify any point within that space. This means that regardless of the number of points within the space, the dimension remains the same. The other options are incorrect because they either refer to the maximum number of coordinates, the number of coordinates needed to specify many points, or do not accurately describe the concept of dimension.

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• 3.

### What's length?

• A.

It's the most extended dimension of an object.

• B.

It's the least extended dimension of an object.

• C.

It's the extended dimension of an object.

• D.

It's the most extended dimension of a point.

A. It's the most extended dimension of an object.
Explanation
The correct answer is "It's the most extended dimension of an object." This explanation states that length refers to the most extended dimension of an object. In other words, it is the measurement of how long or far an object extends in one direction.

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• 4.

### What's a circular segment?

• A.

It's a region of a square which is cut off from the rest of a square.

• B.

It's a region of a circle which is cut off from the rest of a circle.

• C.

It's a region of a triangle which is cut off from the rest of a triangle.

• D.

It's a region of a shape which is cut off from the rest of a shape.

B. It's a region of a circle which is cut off from the rest of a circle.
Explanation
A circular segment refers to a region of a circle which is cut off from the rest of the circle. This means that a portion of the circle is removed, leaving behind a curved shape that is bounded by an arc and two radii. The other options mentioned, such as a square, triangle, or general shape, do not accurately describe a circular segment.

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• 5.

### In mathematics, what is a tree?

• A.

It's an over erected graph in which any 2 vertices are connected by exactly 1 path.

• B.

It's an under erected graph in which any 2 vertices are connected by exactly 1 path.

• C.

It's an under erected graph in which any 3 vertices are connected by exactly 2 paths.

• D.

It's an under erected graph in which any 5 vertices are connected by exactly 4 paths.

B. It's an under erected grapH in which any 2 vertices are connected by exactly 1 path.
Explanation
A tree in mathematics is an under erected graph in which any 2 vertices are connected by exactly 1 path. This means that there are no cycles or loops in the graph, and there is only one unique path between any two vertices. Trees are often used in various mathematical and computer science applications, such as representing hierarchical structures or solving optimization problems.

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• 6.

### What's taxicab geometry?

• A.

It's a form of geometry in which the usual distance functionor metric of Euclidean geometry is replaced by a new metric in which the distance between two points is the sum of the absolute differences of their Cartesian coordinates.

• B.

It's a cab driver calculates a distance.

• C.

It's the equation that reflects the distance driven compared to the value of the distance traveled.

• D.

It's a new math concept.

A. It's a form of geometry in which the usual distance functionor metric of Euclidean geometry is replaced by a new metric in which the distance between two points is the sum of the absolute differences of their Cartesian coordinates.
Explanation
Taxicab geometry is a form of geometry that uses a different metric than the traditional Euclidean geometry. In taxicab geometry, the distance between two points is calculated by summing the absolute differences of their Cartesian coordinates. This means that the distance is determined by the total amount of horizontal and vertical movements needed to travel from one point to another, similar to how a taxicab driver would calculate the distance. It is a unique concept that deviates from the traditional distance calculation in Euclidean geometry.

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• 7.

### What's the other term for Euclidean distance?

• A.

Euclidean measure

• B.

Euclidean metric

• C.

Euclidean tool

• D.

Euclidean degree

B. Euclidean metric
Explanation
Euclidean distance is a term used in mathematics to measure the straight-line distance between two points in a Euclidean space. The Euclidean metric is another term that refers to the same concept. It is a mathematical function that calculates the distance between two points using the Pythagorean theorem. The term "Euclidean measure" is incorrect as it does not accurately represent the concept of distance. Similarly, "Euclidean tool" and "Euclidean degree" are unrelated terms and do not describe the concept of distance in Euclidean space.

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• 8.

### What's a frequency?

• A.

It's a number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit of time.

• B.

It's a number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit square.

• C.

It's a number of occurrences of a repeating event per distance.

• D.

It's a number of occurrences of a repeating event per height.

A. It's a number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit of time.
Explanation
The correct answer is "It's a number of occurrences of a repeating event per unit of time." This is because frequency is a measure of how often a repeating event occurs within a specific time frame. It is commonly used in physics and engineering to describe the rate at which something happens or oscillates. For example, the frequency of a sound wave is the number of complete cycles of compression and rarefaction that occur in one second.

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• 9.

### What's a coding theory?

• A.

It is the study of the properties of codes and their respective fitness for specific applications.

• B.

It is the study of the properties of numbers and their respective fitness for specific applications.

• C.

It is the study of the properties of symbols and their respective fitness for specific applications.

• D.

It is the study of the properties of functions and their respective fitness for specific application

A. It is the study of the properties of codes and their respective fitness for specific applications.
Explanation
Coding theory is the study of the properties of codes and how suitable they are for specific applications. Codes are used to represent information in a way that can be easily transmitted and decoded. The study of coding theory involves analyzing the efficiency, error detection, and error correction capabilities of different coding schemes. By understanding the properties of codes, researchers can develop more reliable and efficient methods of transmitting and storing information, which is crucial in various fields such as telecommunications, computer science, and cryptography.

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• 10.

### What's the other name for an odometer?

• A.

Odom

• B.

Odometer

• C.

Odogram

• D.

Odograph

D. OdograpH
Explanation
An odometer is a device used to measure the distance traveled by a vehicle. The term "odograph" is another name for an odometer. It is derived from the Greek words "odo-" meaning "way" or "path" and "-graph" meaning "to write" or "to record". Therefore, an odograph is essentially a device that records or writes down the distance traveled on a vehicle's path or way.

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