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## Kindergarten

### Course: Kindergarten>Unit 3

Lesson 4: Composing shapes

# Composing shapes

Sal combines shapes to make other shapes.

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• are there multiple ways to make a circle?
• There are many ways to make a circle, but you have to make sure that when you fit the parts together, it must be a circle. Circles are very particular shapes and if one of your pieces does not fit, it could become an oval. (of course, if you do not mind that it is an oval, you may ignore this message)
• Can you make a parallel shape into a semi shape?
• It would depend on the shape. If it were a parallelogram and you cut it the right way, then it would be a parallel shape. If it were a circle and you made it into a semi circle, then it would not be a parallel shape.
• If you used 2 different shapes to make a whole shape, would the 2 shapes be equal in area or the same size and shape?
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• Technically, you could put any two shapes together, but to make a regular shape you would need to connect two equal sides
• How do you make a perfect circle?
• Depends on what do you mean when you ask for an perfect circle

Well a normal definition of a circle would be a round object that has what you would call a uniform roundness

where if I would to draw a line across the circle at one place and another the line would have the same length. This is called the circle's diameter
(1 vote)
• is an eleven sided shape an undecagon?
• it could also be called an endecagon, but that is uncommon
• What are two semi-circles combined?
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• a circle but the semicircles have to be congruent
• gokhan
• Is it possible to get more than just one half?!
• I don't think so. It's only a half if you cut the shape once. If you cut it twice, you'll have thirds. I'm just talking about normal shapes. I don't know about getting more than one half on uncommon shapes. I'm not Brain Almighty. :p
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• can you make a hexagon into a triangle