math
posted by
kirsten
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why is a globe more accurate than a flat map?

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Ms. Sue
Peel an orange.
Can you flatten the segments out? What happens?

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kirsten
Because you can't flatten it out and it is not a perfect square shape? Is that right? Thank you Ms. Sue

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Ms. Sue
Yes, you're right.
You're welcome, Kirsten.