Category Archives: Area of Composite Shapes

AFL Football GPS

Image Source: http://tumblr.com GPS Technology and Computerised analysis of the collected data has found its way into many sports, especially Australian Rules Football. GPS units are sewn into players Football jumpers, and the players tracked during a game. All of … Continue reading

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Composite Areas

Image Source: http://www.theplancollection.com In the real world, objects are often not just simple rectangles and triangles. Instead they are created using a variety of geometric shapes. Image Source: http://img210.imageshack.us We call these objects “composite shapes”, because they are composed of … Continue reading

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