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Loser66

  • one year ago

How to write a definition of a square in terms of points, lines and congruence? We have parallel, perpendicular terms also. Please, help.

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  1. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    Well, this isn't as hard as you may think. What specifically is troubling you? I can walk you through this if you'd like.

  2. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    @Loser66

  3. Loser66
    • one year ago
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    Thanks for this, ok, I am sorry for not being here to get help.

  4. Loser66
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    I am burned by helping other student's stuff. :)

  5. BloomLocke367
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    That's okay :) would you like help now?

  6. Loser66
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    yes, please

  7. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    Okay, well, hmmm how can I help without giving it away? XD Well, I'm assuming you know what a square is, correct?

  8. Loser66
    • one year ago
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    yes, I do

  9. BloomLocke367
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    Well, to get the first part of your problem, how many points and lines are there in a square?

  10. Loser66
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    4points and 4 lines

  11. BloomLocke367
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    yes, so you can start with 'a square is a shape with 4 points and 4 lines....' How many sides are congruent in a square?

  12. Loser66
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    4

  13. BloomLocke367
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    yes so you can say 'a square is a shape with 4 points and 4 lines where all lines are congruent...' or something else that means the same thing.

  14. Loser66
    • one year ago
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    No, it turns to a rhombus.

  15. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    What? We aren't done yet. It wouldn't be a rhombus... well, squares are rhombuses but we can make the definition even more precise.

  16. Loser66
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    ok, next?

  17. BloomLocke367
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    You also have the terms parallel and perpendicular to use.

  18. BloomLocke367
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    How many sides are parallel and how many are perpendicular?

  19. Loser66
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    2 parallel and 4 perpendicular

  20. BloomLocke367
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    yes, now include that into your definition. :)

  21. Loser66
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    How?

  22. BloomLocke367
    • one year ago
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    Well, I don't want to give you the answer XD Just try adding on to what we have and I can help you adjust it if needed.

  23. Loser66
    • one year ago
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    I need a definition from the given information. I don't want to describe it.

  24. BloomLocke367
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    That's how you would define it.. but describing it.

  25. Loser66
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    If the definition has something new, then it turns circulation argument. I don't want it. Like: A square is a rhombus which ....., so, I have to define what is a rhombus.....

  26. BloomLocke367
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    We don't have to include rhombus. Look at what we already have. It won't turn into a circulation argument.

  27. Loser66
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    Ok, let me try. Thanks for the help.

  28. BloomLocke367
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    You're welcome :)

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