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### Geometry In The Real World

1. 1. Geometry in the Real WORLD By: Dylan Herbert Littlejohn Of your fourth period On A-days
2. 2. Point <ul><li>The base is a point </li></ul><ul><li>Names a location, has no size </li></ul>
3. 3. Line <ul><li>The foul line is a line </li></ul><ul><li>Straight path with no thickness, extends forever </li></ul>
4. 4. Plane <ul><li>The baseball diamond is a plane </li></ul><ul><li>Flat surface that extends forever and has no thickness </li></ul>
5. 5. Angle <ul><li>From second to third to home forms an angle </li></ul><ul><li>Figure formed by two rays with a common endpoint </li></ul>
6. 6. Perpendicular Lines <ul><li>From third to first and then second to home form perpendicular lines </li></ul><ul><li>Lines intersecting at 90 degrees </li></ul>
7. 7. Parallel Lines <ul><li>From third to second then home to first form parallel lines </li></ul><ul><li>Lines in the same plane that do not intersect </li></ul>
8. 8. Triangle <ul><li>From foul pole to foul pole to second and second to foul pole form a triangle </li></ul><ul><li>Three sided polygon </li></ul>
9. 9. Right Triangle <ul><li>From second to first to home and home to second form a right triangle </li></ul><ul><li>Triangle with one right angle </li></ul>
10. 10. Pentagon <ul><li>Home plate is a pentagon </li></ul><ul><li>Five sided polygon </li></ul>
11. 11. Hexagon <ul><li>From foul pole to third to home to first to second to foul pole and back to the original foul pole form a hexagon </li></ul><ul><li>Six sided polygon </li></ul>
12. 12. Square <ul><li>The baseball diamond forms a square </li></ul><ul><li>Quadrilateral with four congruent sides and four right angles </li></ul>
13. 13. Rectangle <ul><li>The dugout is a rectangle </li></ul><ul><li>Quadrilateral with four right angles </li></ul>
14. 14. Trapezoid <ul><li>From the front corner of visitor’s dugout to the front corner of home’s to back right of home’s to back left of visitor’s to the front corner forms a trapezoid </li></ul><ul><li>Quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides </li></ul>
15. 15. Parallelogram <ul><li>From the pitcher to field umpire to first baseman to second baseman forms a parallelogram </li></ul><ul><li>A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides </li></ul>
16. 16. Circle <ul><li>The on deck circle is a circle </li></ul><ul><li>Set of points in a plane that are a fixed difference from the point called the center of a circle </li></ul>
17. 17. Cylinder <ul><li>Pine tar sticks are cylinders </li></ul><ul><li>3 dimensional figure with 2 parallel congruent circular bases and a curved lateral surface that connects the bases </li></ul>
18. 18. Sphere <ul><li>A baseball is a sphere </li></ul><ul><li>Set of points in space that are a fixed difference from a point called the center of a sphere </li></ul>
19. 19. Decagon <ul><li>The star in Houston’s hat is a decagon </li></ul><ul><li>Ten sided polygon </li></ul>
20. 20. Arc <ul><li>The outfield fence is an arc </li></ul><ul><li>Unbroken part of a circle consisting of two points on the circle, called the endpoints, and all the points on the circle between them </li></ul>
21. 21. 20-Gon <ul><li>A baseball player’s tooth is an example of a twenty-gon </li></ul><ul><li>Twenty sided figure </li></ul>
22. 22. FUN BASEBALL ATHLETES
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