Geometry In The Real World!

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Geometry In The Real World!

  1. 1. Geometry in the Real World Alex Edwards Block 1
  2. 2. Point <ul><li>A point names a location and has no size. It is represented by a dot. </li></ul><ul><li>Dart board bulls eye. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.quizmasters.biz/Pub%20Genius/Darts/Gfx/Dartboard_05.jpg </li></ul>
  3. 3. Line (Segment) <ul><li>A line is a straight path that has no thickness and extends forever. </li></ul><ul><li>Corner flag for soccer. </li></ul><ul><li>www.gettyimages.com/.../Photographers-Choice </li></ul>
  4. 4. Plane <ul><li>A plane is a flat surface that has no thickness and extends forever. </li></ul><ul><li>Baseball field. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.codinghorror.com/blog/images/baseball-field.jpg </li></ul>
  5. 5. Angle <ul><li>A figure formed by two rays with a common endpoint. </li></ul><ul><li>Rowing oars form angles. </li></ul><ul><li>http://blog.danshamptons.com/entertainment/wp-content/uploads/2008/04/rowing_picture.png </li></ul>
  6. 6. Perpendicular Lines <ul><li>Lines that intersect at 90 degree angles. </li></ul><ul><li>Tennis net. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.walksydneystreets.net/photos/longueville-sign-tennis-net-usg.jpg </li></ul>
  7. 7. Parallel Lines <ul><li>Lines in the same plane that do not intersect. </li></ul><ul><li>Field goal for football. </li></ul><ul><li>http://i.ehow.com/images/GlobalPhoto/Articles/4603751/Picture12_Full.jpg </li></ul>
  8. 8. Triangle <ul><li>A three sided polygon. </li></ul><ul><li>Goal posts use a triangle for support in the soccer goal. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.newitts.com/images/products/800x800/fl160.jpg </li></ul>
  9. 9. Right Angle <ul><li>An angle that measures 90 degrees. </li></ul><ul><li>Basketball court. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.flexcourtmadison.com/images/lrg-91-backyard-court-caviola__ct.jpg </li></ul>
  10. 10. Pentagon <ul><li>A five-sided polygon. </li></ul><ul><li>Home plate for baseball. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.equipmentbag.com/images/BASE/hb1.jpg </li></ul>
  11. 11. Hexagon <ul><li>A six-sided polygon. </li></ul><ul><li>White hexagons for soccer ball. </li></ul><ul><li>http://reusoccerclub.ca/soccer_ball_6.jpg </li></ul>
  12. 12. Square <ul><li>A quadrilateral with four congruent sides and four right angles. </li></ul><ul><li>Wrestling ring. </li></ul><ul><li>http://images.aandhmarketing.com/bigpics/jakkspacific/99977.jpg </li></ul>
  13. 13. Rectangle <ul><li>A quadrilateral with four right angles. </li></ul><ul><li>Cowboys football stadium. </li></ul><ul><li>http://blogs.dallasobserver.com/sportatorium/assets_c/2009/08/Cowboys%20Stadium-thumb-500x354.jpg </li></ul>
  14. 14. Trapezoid <ul><li>A quadrilateral with exactly one pair of parallel sides. </li></ul><ul><li>Hockey rink with the trapezoid in the back. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.sportstoyshop.com/NHL_Exclusives/McFarlane-Exclusive-Rink.jpg </li></ul>
  15. 15. Parallelogram <ul><li>A quadrilateral with two pairs of parallel sides. </li></ul><ul><li>A tennis court at Wimbledon. </li></ul><ul><li>http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/9/9f/Centre_Court_Wimbledon_(2).jpg </li></ul>
  16. 16. Circle <ul><li>The set of points in a plane that are a fixed distance from a given point called the center of the circle. </li></ul><ul><li>Basketball hoop. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.istockphoto.com/file_thumbview_approve/5409833/2/istockphoto_5409833-basketball-rim-and-net.jpg </li></ul>
  17. 17. Cylinder <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>Hockey puck. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.theheckler.com/news/articlefiles/510-hockeypuck.jpg </li></ul>
  18. 18. Sphere <ul><li>The set of points in space that are fixed distance from a given point called the center of the sphere. </li></ul><ul><li>Bowling ball. </li></ul><ul><li>http://library.thinkquest.org/06aug/02165/bowling-ball-480.jpg </li></ul>
  19. 19. Octagon <ul><li>An eight-sided polygon. </li></ul><ul><li>UFC fighting ring. </li></ul><ul><li>http://alloveralbany.com/images/ufc.jpg </li></ul>
  20. 20. Prolate Spheroid <ul><li>A prolate spheroid is a spheroid in which the polar diameter is greater than the equatorial diameter . </li></ul><ul><li>American football. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.robbinssports.com/sporting-goods-store/images/wilson-f1005r-leather-official-ncaa-football.jpg </li></ul>
  21. 21. Cone <ul><li>A three-dimensional figure with a circular base and a curved lateral surface that connects the base to a point called the vertex. </li></ul><ul><li>A cone for soccer. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.soccersaurus.com/images/practice.jpg </li></ul>

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