Descriptive geometry is a very specialized branch where three dimensional objects are represented in two dimensions. Get a descriptive geometry tutorial with help from a longtime mathematics educator in this free video clip.

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Descriptive geometry is a very specialized branch where three dimensional objects are represented in two dimensions. Get a descriptive geometry tutorial with help from a longtime mathematics educator in this free video clip.

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Hi, I'm Jimmy Chang, and we're here to talk about briefly a descriptive Geometry tutorial. Now, descriptive Geometry is a very specialized branch of Geometry where three dimensional objects are represented in two dimensions. Now, this is used often in areas such as engineering, architecture, design as well as art and for the most part, it's really about a specific set of procedures which allow you to do this in descriptive Geometry. So, in order to represent 3-D objects in two-dimensions, you have to follow a specific set of procedures in descriptive Geometry. Now, a few techniques involve the use of skew lines, drawing planes, as in plane surfaces. You can draw planes if you want depending on the scenario. The idea of using projections is another technique. But, the idea here is you're going to be using a lot of procedures and techniques in order to do well in descriptive Geometry and that'll allow you to represent three-dimensional objects in two-dimensional form. So, I'm Jimmy Chang and that's a brief description of descriptive Geometry tutorial.