## Wednesday, February 9, 2011

### Lines: Intersecting or Parallel?

In geometry, we are learning that lines can be parallel or they can intersect.

## Lines that never cross and are always the same distance apart are parallel.

Lines that cross are called intersecting.
Can you tell the difference?

Intersecting or Parallel? on PhotoPeach

Do you see any lines in your life?

Tell us where you found them!

1. Dear Mrs. Yollis,

I am surrounded by lines in my life! As I am typing this I am sitting next to a window that has intersecting lines forming window panes. Right outside I see our fence with parallel lines! Come to think of it the world is full of lines!

I was a little confused by one question in the video. It is about about the lines on the American Flag, I answered parallel, but it said the answer was intersecting. Could you clarify it for me?

Hannah★

2. @ Hannah,

Thank you so much for a quality, 2-pointer! Your writing is getting better and better! :-)

Thanks you, too, for asking for clarification about the flag lines. I made a mistake. The red and white lines on the American flag are parallel. I went in and fixed it!

I see lines everywhere too! For instance, the vent on the wall has parallel lines. In addition, the towel in my kitchen has intersecting lines like on Adia's shirt.

Thanks for a great comment!

Mrs. Y♥llis

3. Dear Mrs Yollis,

I do agree with Hannah's great comment. We really are surrounded with geometry lines.

Great post. For when I have to park my car I parallel park.
Mind you I never really thought much about geometry but since this post I do look at my surrounding a bit differently.

AA.

4. Hi Mrs Yollis,

I love your video about parrallel and intersecting lines. I didn't realise you could make quizzes with PhotoPeach. I'll have to use that idea next week when my class is learning about symmetry.

From Mrs N

5. dear Mrs Yollis'

hi my name is Millie
i love your blog i love blogging

from millie

6. @ AA,

Every time you park, there are parallel lines even if they are crooked. Both of our parents have parked their car, parallel park.

@ The Smarties,

We both can't wait to see your quiz on lines of symmetry. Both of us know that we'll love it!

Hope to comment soon!

@ Millie,

We also love blogging! It is so fun! We're curious, who's class are you in?

Thank you, everyone, for your comment!

(Mrs. Yollis' class)

7. Dear Mrs Yollis
it was nice of you to ring up at lunch time.

By Tyla.

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