Real-World Math | The Number Seven and Straight Angles

Apr 19, 2021 | Gilbert

Math Monday📐

Today we are exploring real world examples of the number seven and straight angles.
Seven: 7 (seven) is the natural number following 6 and preceding 8. It is the only prime number preceding a cube, and is often considered lucky in Western culture, and is often seen as highly symbolic.
Fun Fact: It is the first number whose pronunciation contains more than one syllable, not counting 0.
Straight Angle: An angle with a measure of 180 degrees.
We can find straight angles on pretty much any flat surface! How many straight angles do you think you can find in your house?
What real-world examples can you find in your day-to-day life?
Applying mathematical concepts to tangible objects can help students of all ages understand exactly what they mean!
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