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The Mold Maker






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Think you have the skills to become a mold maker? Take this challenge activity!

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Mold makers must use geometry to solve problems on the job. An example of a typical math problem a mold maker might encounter involves accurately measuring a 2" dimension while fabricating a part.

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Find the distance from the bottom of the part to the top of the pin (see diagram). If a .250 diameter pin is used to measure the 2" dimension, what would the dimension be from the bottom of the part to the top of the pin?


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