Math in Everyday Life

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Math and many of its aspects are a major part of everyday life. We spend the majority of our school years studying and learning the concepts of it. Many times, the question of ‘why do we need to know these things?’ has been asked. The following report will explain the history and purpose of geometry in our lives. ‘Geometry’ means ‘measure of the earth’. In ancient Egypt, the Nile would flood its banks each year, …

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…product. Laces and designer clothing are sewn in a symmetrical pattern for the cloths durability. We sometimes use geometry without even knowing it, but several times we depend on taking measurements that will be used in the future as a reference. Bibliography 1. Foner, Eric and Garraty- ‘The American Heritage Dictionary’, 1996. 2. Hargittai, Istvan and Magdolna- ‘Symmetry’, Shelter Publications, Inc., 1994. 3. Kett, Joseph and Trefil, James- ‘Dictionary of Cultural Literacy’, 1996. 4. Lawlor, Robert- ‘Sacred Geometry’, Thames and Hudson Ldt, 1982.