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 07-29-2007 #1 famous_anagha_happy Guest   Posts: n/a application of geometry in real life?? plzz tell something very practical n used in day to day use
 07-29-2007 #2 neverdugdisco Guest   Posts: n/a The shortest distance between any two given points is a straight line
 07-29-2007 #3 Scream Guest   Posts: n/a When you go traveling by car or whatever. . .you calculate the distance and time, especially on Yahoo! Maps or Mapquest
 07-29-2007 #4 Bigred Guest   Posts: n/a there really isnt any..... we use computers for that stuff nowdays...... i forgot where i read this but it said that 97-98% of students will never use geometry again after they leave school
 07-29-2007 #5 RaCoONeatBaby Guest   Posts: n/a when you play pool/billiards, when you need to climb a mountain or an incline, a slope w/e. Measuring your room say when you need to get new carpets of a new floor of w/e. When reading a poll/chart that shows a pie chart( knowing that a circle is 360 degrees and what percentage of it is what). When traveling from point A to point be, what distance will you travel? How will the different angles and structures in the road affect your traveling time? emmmm, well... knowledge is about knowing facts, why should you need to apply them every day? Isn't knowing that you know them equally satisfying?

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