# triangle

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By: jpjrl (120 month(s) ago)

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### Side-side-side :

Side-side-side Why SSS is important By Louise Callanta 10/25/2010 1 Louise Callanta

Geometry grades 9-12 California Content Standards 4.0 Students prove basic theorems involving congruence and similarity. 5.0 Students prove that triangles are congruent or similar, and they are able to use the concept of corresponding parts of congruent triangles. 10/25/2010 2 Louise Callanta

### Triangles are everywhere! :

Triangles are everywhere! 10/25/2010 3 Louise Callanta

### Triangle versus other shapes :

Triangle versus other shapes This shape is rigid. This shape is not rigid 10/25/2010 Louise Callanta 4

### Triangle versus other shapes :

Triangle versus other shapes This shape is rigid. This shape is not rigid 10/25/2010 Louise Callanta 5

### So why do we care? :

So why do we care? Triangles are rigid objects. Other shapes are not rigid. The Eiffel Tower is comprised of many triangles because of the their strength. It is their rigidity that makes them strong 10/25/2010 Louise Callanta 6

### Triangles were used to calculate where the moon landing would occur. :

Triangles were used to calculate where the moon landing would occur. This was accurate within 5 miles!!! 10/25/2010 Louise Callanta 7

### Triangles are really cool! :

Triangles are really cool! Triangles allow us to communicate with satellites Similar Triangles were used to calculated distances thousands of years ago. They are everywhere! Try and find some for yourself! 10/25/2010 Louise Callanta 8

### Sources :

Sources Moon Landing: http://www.archive.org/details/Apollo11MoonLanding Eiffel Tower Image: http://www.travlang.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/04/Eiffel_Tower_12.jpg Eiffel Tower close up image: http://www.worldofstock.com/slides/ADT1820.jpg 10/25/2010 Louise Callanta 9