In real life, there are many different applications of geometry including everyday uses such as the "stop sign," which is an octagon shape. The shape, volume, location, surface area and various other physical properties ... More »

Many occupations including architects, designers, farmers, construction workers and medical professionals incorporate geometric concepts into their work. Even individuals outside of these professions use geometry when me... More »

Geometry is the math related to proportions, or size, shape and position, so practical applications of geometry come in measurement and spatial reasoning. Everything from wrapping a gift to designing a backyard landscape... More »

Geometry is the math related to proportions, or size, shape and position, so practical applications of geometry come in measurement and spatial reasoning. Everything from wrapping a gift to designing a backyard landscape... More »

A kite is a real life example of a rhombus shape. However, while a kite has a rhombus shape, it is not a rhombus. More »

Examples of vertical angles in real life settings include the black and white railroad crossing signs found on roadways near railroads, open scissors and the letter "X." Other examples include the point where ceiling bea... More »

One common example of perpendicular lines in real life is the point where two city roads intersect. When one road crosses another, the two streets join at right angles to each other and form a cross-type pattern. Perpend... More »