How is geometry used in everyday life? When you're studying a subject, the science of lines and angles can seem like nothing more than a dull exercise in formulas and predictability. In reality, geometry is at work everywhere you go. Whether you're aware of it or not, geometry quite literally shapes our lives. An Ancient Science, how long has geometry been around? To answer that question, let's take a look at where geometry gets its name. Geometry is derived from the Greek words for Earth (Geo) and measure (metria). It was put into practice by the ancient Greeks and continues to be used throughout the world today. It is the science of measuring shapes, angles, areas and distances. By the evidence the ancient Greeks left behind in their amazing ruins, such as the Parthenon, it's no doubt that they had a deep knowledge and understanding of the science of geometry. Putting Geometry to Work, if you need an example of how geometry affects you on a daily basis, you need do nothing more than take a look around. What do you see? Maybe it's a bridge. Notice the steel girders underneath? They're arranged using very specific geometry angles to give the bridge its stability. Geometry also dictates the way your home was built, with angles and lines that make the walls sturdy and allow the roof to shed water and snow. Maybe you see some people shooting pool. Ever wonder how pool players gauge their shots? They use geometric angles to try and estimate how the balls will react once they're struck. If all this thinking gets to be too much, try drinking a can of soda. Ever wonder how they know that a can is exactly 12 oz.? There's a geometric formula that dictates the can's size so that it contains exactly the right amount. The machinery that filled the can is also based on geometric formulas. People use similar principles when they're cooking at home. Cake pans and pots are all specific, standardized sizes that wouldn't exist if we didn't have geometry. Without geometry, we...

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The first step to development is to survey the property in order to document and draw the bounds and land surface shapes. The property will be represented by various geometry elements such as points, lines, arcs, circles, and other defined geometry shapes. Surveyors use scope on...

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...Geometry in EverydayLifeGeometry in everydaylifeGeometry was thoroughly organized in about 300bc, when the Greek mathematician, Euclid gathered what was known at the time; added original work of his own and arranged 465 propositions into 13 books, called Elements.
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...NTRODUCTION:
Geometry is used to know about all kinds of shapes and their properties in our daily life problems.
Plane geometry - It is about all kinds of two dimensional shapes such as lines, circles and triangles.
Solid geometry - It is about all kinds of three dimensional shapes like polygons, prisms, pyramids, sphere, cylinder.
The word Geometry comes from Greek which means earth and...

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in these plans geometry had to be used. On ancient Babylonian tablets there is
evidence that they understood the Pythagorean theorem. The father of Geometry
is Euclid a Greek mathematician.Euclid's contribution to geometry was more than
just the creation of a useful mathematical tool to study the shapes and sizes of
figures. It also went beyond him showing both the beauty and...

...Geometry is the study of how to use math to describe and investigate different points, lines and shapes. A very basic three-dimensional shape is the rectangular prism. A rectangular prism is a shape like a box or a book. It has six different sides, and if all six sides are the same, then it is called a cube. A cube is the same shape as a die (i.e. one of a pair of dice), where each side is a perfect square. Cubes and rectangular prisms can be measured with the...

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...How Math is Incorporated in EverydayLife
Science Daily has reported that there has been a group of Andalusia and French scientists that have made a mathematical model that can study and predict some variations of tsunamis, and submarine avalanaches or underwater landslides. These mathematicians are already using these equations to study landslides on the island of Albora’n near Spain.
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