Outdoor Lab write up-- varsity baseball field press box

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Heaton Mitchell T. Heaton Mr. Szorc Honors Geometry 20 March 2009 Lab Report Various things in everyday life go unnoticed. One thing that flies under-the-radar is mathematics. Everything in life can be calculated through the application of some form of math. Chris Simon and I, Mitchell Heaton, chose to apply our geometry skills to the measurement of an objects height. Utilizing the vast campus of Marmion Academy, we took our tools to the varsity baseball field and chose to measure the height of the press box. The tools we used included an astrolabe, which aided us in finding the angle of elevation, a tape measure, a calculator, and a pencil. From beginning to end, these are the steps that we did. 1) Stepping a decent distance away from the press box, I placed my astrolabe to my eye and pointed it at the top corner of the press box. After steadying my hand and focusing in on the corner, I placed my finger on the string of my astrolabe to mark the measure of the angle that I had just measured. This angle was 77°. However, this was not the measure

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## This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course GENERAL 101 taught by Professor None during the Spring '12 term at Aurora University.

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