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Real life examples of various types of triangles and graph

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Below is a list of various types of triangles:
1) Right triangle
2) Acute triangle
3) Obtuse triangle
4) Scalene triangle
5) Isosceles triangle
6) Equilateral triangle

find an example of each of these triangles in your daily life. For example, Yield signs are a good example of acute triangles.

A graph is to be used to show the winning times for women in the Boston Marathon from 1960 - 2005. What type of graph would you choose? What is the overall trend? What would account for "spikes" ( a swimmer). (slower times) in race results? Discuss why "predicting" future winning times could be dangerous.
( You do not have to create the graph - simply discuss it)

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Below is a list of various types of triangles: Find an example of each of these triangles in your daily life.
1) Right triangle: Ramp, The shadow cast by a tree forms a right triangle

2) Acute triangle: traffic warning sign like

3) Obtuse triangle: Hangers

4) Scalene triangle: tortilla chips

5) Isosceles triangle: ...

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This solution includes the real life examples of various types of triangles. It also explains which type of graph is appropriate to show the winning times for women in the Boston Marathon from 1960 - 2005.

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