Introduction to Geometry

Introduction to Geometry

Author: Eamond McAuley

Students will be introduced to Geometry in history, nature, and mathematics.

The study of geometry began when people first noticed the shapes of objects about them.  Today, engineers and designers use information and skills based on mathematical facts which they learned while studying geometry.

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You are starting the study of one of the most interesting and useful branches of mathematics called geometry. Watch the video to begin.

The study of geometry

Listen for some introductory ideas about geometry in our world.