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  1. 1. Block 2 Geometry in Architecture
  2. 2. <ul><li>A point is an undefined term in geometry, it names a location and has no size. </li></ul><ul><li>In this case the point is where the arches cross and the chandelier comes down from the ceiling. </li></ul>Picture Taken: In an Embassy Suit Hotel in Corpus Christi,Texas.
  3. 3. <ul><li>A part of a line consisting of two endpoints and all the points between them. </li></ul><ul><li>The line segment here is the divider of the light. </li></ul>Picture Taken: Outside the Corpus Christi Mall in the parking lot
  4. 4. <ul><li>An undefined term in Geometry, it is a flat surface that has no thickness and extends forever. </li></ul><ul><li>In this picture the plane is a section of the Great Wall of China. </li></ul>Picture Taken: Found on the Internet:
  5. 5. <ul><li>A figure formed by two rays with a common endpoint. </li></ul><ul><li>Where the two sides of the roof meet at the roof ridge is the angle in this picture. </li></ul>Picture Taken: Outside my house.
  6. 6. <ul><li>Lines that intersect at ninety degree angles. </li></ul><ul><li>The perpendicular lines in this picture are the supports of the elevator. </li></ul>Picture Taken: In the Embassy Suites Hotel in the cafeteria.
  7. 7. <ul><li>Lines in the same plane that do not intersect. </li></ul><ul><li>In this case it is the window with its supports being parallel to each other </li></ul>Picture Taken: In the Corpus Christi Mall Complex.
  8. 8. <ul><li>A three sided polygon. </li></ul><ul><li>There a multiple triangles in this picture, all of the supports that make up the radio tower form triangles. </li></ul>Picture Taken: At my Grandparent’s House in Corpus Christi.
  9. 9. <ul><li>A triangle with one right angle. </li></ul><ul><li>There are three right triangles in this picture. One in the lower right hand corner of the largest triangle. And two in the lower left hand corner of the Largest triangle. </li></ul>Picture Taken: In South Beloit, Illinois in my Backyard.
  10. 10. <ul><li>A five-sided polygon. </li></ul><ul><li>The pentagon in this picture is none other than the government building, The Pentagon! </li></ul>Picture Taken: Found On the Internet:
  11. 11. <ul><li>A sic sided-sided polygon. </li></ul><ul><li>The hexagon here is a doorbell. </li></ul>Picture Taken: In my Grandparent’s Entry way.
  12. 12. <ul><li>A quadrilateral with four congruent sides and four right angles. </li></ul><ul><li>In this picture the design in the window are squares and the window itself is a square. </li></ul>Picture Taken: Outside my Neighbor’s House.
  13. 13. <ul><li>A quadrilateral with four right angles. </li></ul><ul><li>The rectangle in this photo is the garage door, and the design on the garage door which consists of multiple smaller rectangles. </li></ul>Picture Taken: Outside my Neighbor’s House.
  14. 14. <ul><li>A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides. </li></ul><ul><li>In this picture the trapezoid is the window. </li></ul>Picture Taken: In the Corpus Christi Mall. (Front Entrance)
  15. 15. <ul><li>A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides. </li></ul><ul><li>The parallelogram in the this picture is the railing of a ramp . </li></ul>Picture Taken: Down the Street from My Grandparent’s House.
  16. 16. <ul><li>The set of points in a plane that are a fixed distance from the a given point called the center of the circle. </li></ul><ul><li>The picture here shows a circle that lies on the front of church. The circle has a cross inside. </li></ul>Picture Taken: At The Corpus Christi Church.
  17. 17. <ul><li>A three-dimensional figure with two parallel congruent circular bases and a curved lateral surface that connects the bases. </li></ul><ul><li>The cylinder here is the heater conduit in the attic of a house. </li></ul>Picture Taken: In my attic.
  18. 18. <ul><li>The set of points in space that are a fixed distance from a given point called the center of the sphere. </li></ul><ul><li>The sphere here is the natural gas storage structure. </li></ul>Picture Taken: On the way Home from my Grandparent’s House.
  19. 19. <ul><li>An arc of a circle whose endpoints lie on a diameter. </li></ul><ul><li>In this case the semi circle is the inside of the windows. </li></ul>Picture Taken: In the Embassy Suites Hotel. (Front Entrance)
  20. 20. <ul><li>A polyhedron formed by a polygonal base and triangular faces that meet at a common vertex. </li></ul><ul><li>In this case it is the roof of the building set atop the walls. </li></ul>Picture Taken: In the Corpus Christi Staples Center.
  21. 21. <ul><li>An eight sided polygon. </li></ul><ul><li>In this picture the octagon is the floor tile with eight sides. </li></ul>Picture Taken: In the Embassy Suites Hotel. (Front Entrance)