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Geometry In the Real World Project/ Mrs. Sykes this is the right one! Watch this one!

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  • 1. Geometry In the Real World Project
    Geometry In the World of Sports
    By: Andrew Larimore
    Pre-AP Geometry Block 1
  • 2. Point
    Definition
    Point- An undefined term in geometry, it names the location and has no size.
    Baseball Diamond Base
    This base names the location of the player.
  • 3. Line (Segment)
    Definition
    Line- An undefined term in geometry, a line is a straight path that has no thickness and extends forever.
    Swimming Lane Rope
    In swimming, lane ropes are straight lines to keep swimmers in their own lanes.
  • 4. Plane
    Definition
    Plane- An undefined term in geometry, it is a flat surface that has no thickness and extends forever.
    Baseball Field
    A baseball field is a flat surface that is used to play baseball on.
  • 5. Angle
    Definition
    Angle- A figure formed by two rays with a common endpoint.
    Cheerleaders
    Cheerleaders make all kinds of angles with their arms, legs, and as a team.
  • 6. Perpendicular Lines
    Definition
    Perpendicular Lines- Lines that intersect at ninety degree angles.
    Field Goal Posts
    Field goal posts form two sets of perpendicular lines.
  • 7. Parallel Lines
    Definition
    Parallel Lines- Lines in the same plane that do not intersect.
    Basketball Court Side Lines
    On a basketball court, the two side lines are two lines that lie in the same plane that never intersect.
  • 8. Triangle
    Definition
    Triangle- A three-sided polygon.
    Billiards Rack
    In billiards, the rack is a triangular shaped three-sided polygon.
  • 9. Right Triangle
    Definition
    Right Triangle- A triangle with one right angle.
    Skateboarding Ramps
    In skateboarding, the sides of many ramps are right triangles.
  • 10. Pentagon
    Definition
    Pentagon- A five-sided polygon.
    Soccer Ball
    On a soccer ball, the black designs are five sided polygons.
  • 11. Hexagon
    Definition
    Hexagon- A six-sided polygon.
    Soccer Ball
    On a soccer ball, the white designs are six-sided polygons.
  • 12. Square
    Definition
    Square- A quadrilateral with four congruent sides and four right angles.
    Swimming Block
    In swimming, the block that the swimmers start off of is a square shaped figure with four right angles and four congruent sides.
  • 13. Rectangle
    Definition
    Rectangle- A quadrilateral with four right angles.
    Diving Board
    In diving, a diving board is a rectangular shaped quadrilateral with four right angles.
  • 14. Trapezoid
    Definition
    Trapezoid- A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides.
    Soccer Goal
    In soccer, a soccer goal is shaped like a trapezoid and has exactly one pair of parallel sides.
  • 15. Parallelogram
    Definition
    Parallelogram- A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides.
    Track Hurdle
    In track, a hurdle is a quadrilateral with exactly two pairs of parallel sides.
  • 16. Circle
    Definition
    Circle- The set of points in a plane that are a fixed distance from a given point called the center of the circle.
    Nascar Tire
    In nascar, a tire is in the shape of a circle.
  • 17. Cylinder
    Definition
    Cylinder- A three dimensional figure with two parallel congruent circular bases and a curved lateral surface that connects the bases.
    Baseball Bat
    In baseball, a bat is a three dimensional figure with two parallel congruent circular bases.
  • 18. Sphere
    Definition
    Sphere- The set of points in space that are a fixed distance from a given point called the center of the sphere.
    Tennis Ball
    In tennis, a tennis ball is a spherical shaped object.
  • 19. Pyramid
    Definition
    Pyramid- A polyhedron formed by a polygonal base and triangular lateral faces that meet at a common vertex.
    Cheerleader Pyramid
    In cheerleading, a pyramid is formed by several cheerleaders stacked on top of one another.
  • 20. Cone
    Definition
    Cone- A three-dimensional figure with a circular base and a curved lateral surface that connects the base to a point called the vertex.
    Cheerleading Cone
    In cheerleading, the cone they use to project their voices has a curved lateral surface that connects the base to the vertex.
  • 21. Cube
    Definition
    Cube- A prism with six square faces.
    All-Around Scoreboard
    In some sports like hockey and basketball, there is an all-around scoreboard that is a prism with six square faces.
  • 22. The End!
    That concludes some of the many geometric figures in the world of sports.
    Made by-Andrew Larimore
    Class- Pre AP Geometry Block 1
    Date- 12/11/09
    Thanks For Watching!

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