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

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