Real Life Math or Window Ad?

An inset from a math textbook reading - Windows come in many shapes and sizes. Some commonly used shapes for windows are circles, rectangles, squares, triangles, pentagons, and octagons. Source: www.pella.com

Windows come in many shapes and sizes. Some commonly used shapes for windows are circles, rectangles, squares, triangles, pentagons, and octagons. Source: www.pella.com

One of those amazingly horrible attempts at making something “real world” in a textbook. This is a high school math textbook. The source for this staggering information is a website that sells windows. And they double down on their insistence that windows make this content relevant and useful to today’d hip teens by using windows in two examples.

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Remember aspiring teen window makers, you can use the reflective property of congruence in your future job interview!

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