Geometry classes should not be their own, they should be inserted into other curricula
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Started:  4/22/2015  Category:  Education  
Updated:  2 years ago  Status:  Post Voting Period  
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geometry class is mainly review of other topics with the addition of new theorems applying to standard shapes. In geometry, the main linking factor between the different subtopics is that they all apply to shapes. geometry and its own is not used by everyone, and so, 8t should be split up instead of taking a full year to focus on math most well not be using unless going into certain feilds. on top of that, many of the proofs taught and used in geometry classes take up extra time and are not worth the effort.
I accept.
I will prove to Pro how Geometry is a core class, and should not be inserted into other curricula but rather have its own class.
First of all, what is geometry?
Geometry: the branch of mathematics concerned with the properties and relations of points, lines, surfaces, solids, and higher dimensional analogs.
First Statement: "In geometry, the main linking factor between the different subtopics is that they all apply to shapes." R32;
Second Statement: "Geometry and its own is not used by everyone, and so, 8t should be split up instead of taking a full year to focus on math most well not be using unless going into certain feilds." This also, is not true. Geometry is used by nearly everyone everyday even if you don't notice it. Geometry concerns many things that you do without thinking. Geometry can be involved in driving, throwing a ball, and even stacking books! Geometry does not have to be recognized to be used. Geometry concerns many basic topics which people like you and me do everyday. While you may not write out proofs every day, or you may not need to calculate the length of an arc on a circle there are many things that you can use geometry for even when you don't notice. My point is that what you said was a very broad statement suggesting that not everyone uses geometry in their daily lives. Also, math classes should not be necessarily "split up" rather than taking a dual semester class. You are generally required to take core classes for two semesters and take minor classes for only a single semester. Geometry concerns many core formulas and topics that you can not advance into other math courses without knowing. Also, most jobs do require a background of math, and there are not many courses in college that wouldn't want you to know how to calculate the circumference of a circle. To be honest, geometry is not a class filled with tough topics and difficult concepts. Geometry is a class that builds on itself, so if you do not understand a basic idea, there is a great chance that you will not understand many parts of it. If this is the case, maybe you need to spend more time trying to understand it. 

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I extend opening arguments for the sake of forfeiture. 

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