Geometry Around Us

Topic:
Geometry

Technology is bringing the world closer to YOU!

Geometric shapes are seen all around us and with technology like Google Earth you can see these shapes in places which are far away from you.The Palace of Versailles has been listed as a World Heritage Site for 30 years and is one of the greatest achievements in French 17th century art. The Gardens of Versailles are known for the beautiful landscapes and Art of Perspectives. In the following worksheet you have the one of the gardens view captured from Google Earth. Use the given tools to create the Geometric shapes that you see here.

Garden of Versailles

Using angle tool measure the interior angles of regular polygon in the above applet. What is the measure of each angle?

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To draw the circles(yes, there is more than one circle in the image!), you need centre of the circles. Geometrically, explain how you would mark the exact (not estimate) centre of each circle?