# Geometry and Surveying

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### General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics, Mathematics (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2022-2023)
Grade Level(s): 9, 10, 11, 12
Intended Audience: Educators
Keywords: geometry, trigonometry , surveying, mapping, mathematics, Jeremiah Slaymaker, Florida Surveying and Mapping Society, FSMS
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