Why Geometry is Important

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Geometry is important for many reasons. It is used in almost all bases of life, including shopping, driving, work, and especially school. It is used most all the time too, not just every now and then, more like all the time.

Geometry is used while shopping at the store. You use it to pick out an item that is not dented. Geometry is used to tell whether a fruit or vegetable is rotten, or out of shape. Knowing geometry, you can pick out the most plump and nutritious items to eat. When you choose a can of beans or soup, you use geometry to check whether the can is dented or not. Finally, when you check out, you look at the patterns and shapes on your money that you have to pay for the goods that you are buying. You need to make sure that you are using the right change in machines at the grocery store.

Geometry is used in driving. When getting in the car, you open the door by using a handle, and that handle fits the door that fits the opening. Next, to turn the car on, you must fit the right key in the hole, so that the car will start up. While driving, you use geometry while turning the wheel, knowing the connection of the wheels, and that they are round, making them roll along the pavement, turning at your control. While parking, do you use common sense, you use geometry to pick a parking spot that is not taken up, and you use it by fitting the right car in the right place. Choosing your car after you get back from wherever you were going also takes geometry. You must make sure that your car is the same one...