Video Transcript: Geometry Applications: Points and Lines, Segment 2: Points

Description: This is the transcript for the video of same title. Video contents: Geometric objects are abstractions that seem to have a connection to real world objects. In the case of a geometric point, we visit the CERN particle accelerator in Switzerland, where the smallest known subatomic particles are produced, to see how subatomic particles compare to geometric points. A mathematical analysis reveals the nature of geometric points and point-like materials objects.

Grade Range: 6-12, college developmental math

Curriculum Standards: CCSS.Math.Content.4.G.A.1

Copyright: ©2010

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