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Ch 16: CAHSEE - Properties of Shapes: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Properties of Shapes chapter of this CAHSEE Math Help and Review course is the simplest way to master basic shape properties. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of the properties of shapes.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering CAHSEE math material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to prepare for the CAHSEE math exam. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding the properties of shapes, including circles, triangles and quadrilaterals
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about the properties of shapes
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra math learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Properties of Shapes chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Properties of Shapes chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any basic shape properties question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a properties of shapes unit of a standard high school math course. Topics covered include:

  • Properties of rectangles, squares and rhombuses
  • Properties of quadrilaterals, parallelograms, trapezoids and polygons
  • Properties of triangles
  • Properties of circles

9 Lessons in Chapter 16: CAHSEE - Properties of Shapes: Help and Review
Properties of Shapes: Rectangles, Squares and Rhombuses

1. Properties of Shapes: Rectangles, Squares and Rhombuses

What's the difference between a square and a rectangle? What about a rhombus and a square? In this lesson, we'll look at the properties of these shapes.

Properties of Shapes: Quadrilaterals, Parallelograms, Trapezoids, Polygons

2. Properties of Shapes: Quadrilaterals, Parallelograms, Trapezoids, Polygons

Four-sided objects are more than just squares and rectangles. In this lesson, we'll discuss quadrilaterals, parallelograms and trapezoids. We'll also discuss polygons, objects that can have more sides than you can count.

Properties of Shapes: Triangles

3. Properties of Shapes: Triangles

Isosceles, equilateral and obtuse, oh my! These are terms for triangles. But, what do they mean? In this lesson, we'll explore the properties of triangles and take a closer look at the different types of triangles you may encounter.

Properties of Shapes: Circles

4. Properties of Shapes: Circles

Circles are fundamental to everything we do. But, did you know they're much more than just round shapes? In this lesson, we'll look at the various parts of circles and how they all relate.

What are 3D Shapes? - Definition & Examples

5. What are 3D Shapes? - Definition & Examples

What's the difference between 2D and 3D shapes? Learn the answer to this question in this lesson. You will also explore what makes spheres and cubes 3D shapes.

Octahedron: Definition & Properties

6. Octahedron: Definition & Properties

In geometry, the octahedron is one of five Platonic solids. It is formed from eight equilateral triangles. If you took two congruent square pyramids and connected their bases, you would create an octahedron.

Orthographic Drawing: Definition & Examples

7. Orthographic Drawing: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, learn what an orthographic drawing is and how it differs from other types of drawings. See examples of different styles of orthographic drawings and learn how to draw one yourself!

Rectangle: Types, Properties & Formulas

8. Rectangle: Types, Properties & Formulas

Did you know that a special type of rectangle can be found in the Mona Lisa painting? Learn what this type is. Also learn what makes a rectangle a rectangle, and how to make calculations with them.

Tessellation: Definition & Examples

9. Tessellation: Definition & Examples

In this lesson you will learn what a tessellation is and how to determine whether or not a pattern is a tessellation. After looking at some examples, you can take a brief quiz to see what you learned.

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