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CIRCLE is to SPHERE

A CIRCLE is to a SPHERE as a SQUARE is to a ?

Hint: If a square had three dimensions, what would it be called?

CIRCLE

CIRCLE

SPHERE

SPHERE

 

 

SQUARE

SQUARE

CUBE

CUBE

ANSWER: CUBE.

A CIRCLE has two dimensions—width and length.  A SPHERE has three dimensions— width, length and depth.  A SQUARE has two dimensions—width and length.  A CUBE has three dimensions— width, length, and depth.

What spheres on land and in space can you name?

Analogies and art work by Chett, Buariang, Sandra and Kyong at Truckee Meadows Community College, Reno, Nevada.  Rain Donohue is the ABE/ESL coordinator for TMCC; Karen Pencil is the instructor.

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