# Glossary

A ratio is a quotient or proportion of two numbers, magnitudes or algebraic expressions. It is often used as a measure of the relative size of two objects. For example the ratio of the length of a side of a square to the length of a diagonal is  that is,

A plane figure F has rotational symmetry about a point O if there is a non-trivial rotation such that the image of F under the rotation is F itself.

A rotation of 120o around O moves the equilateral triangle onto itself.