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Ch 3: NY Regents - Introduction to Geometric Figures: Help and Review

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The Introduction to Geometric Figures chapter of this NY Regents Exam - Geometry Help and Review course is the simplest way to master the essentials of geometric figures for the NY Regents Exam. 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 basics of geometric figures.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering geometry material for the NY Regents Exam will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to learn geometry. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding geometric constructions, types of angles, or any other geometric figures topic
  • 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 basics of geometric figures for the NY Regents Exam
  • 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 introduction to geometric figures 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 introduction to geometric figures chapter exam to be prepared for the NY Regents Exam.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any introductory geometric figures 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 an introduction to geometric figures unit of a standard high school geometry course. Topics covered include:

  • Rays and line segments
  • Points, lines and angles
  • Geometric constructions
  • Line segment bisection
  • Transverse, parallel, and perpendicular lines
  • Construction of perpendicular lines
  • Types of Angles
  • Angle bisector construction.
  • Construction of equilateral triangles, squares and regular hexagons inscribed in circles

13 Lessons in Chapter 3: NY Regents - Introduction to Geometric Figures: Help and Review
Line Segments & Rays: Definition & Measurement

1. Line Segments & Rays: Definition & Measurement

Watch this video lesson to learn the difference between a line segment and a ray. You will also learn how to measure and add line segments. Learn why you can't measure or add a ray.

Points, Lines & Angles in Geometry

2. Points, Lines & Angles in Geometry

After watching this video lesson, you should understand the basic terms that form the foundation of geometry. Learn what a point is, what a line is, what an angle is, and learn about a special type of angle called a right angle.

Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior & Others

3. Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior & Others

In addition to basic right, acute, or obtuse angles, there are many other types of angles or angle relationships. In this lesson, we will learn to identify these angle relationships and discuss their measurements.

Geometric Constructions Using Lines and Angles

4. Geometric Constructions Using Lines and Angles

Watch this video lesson to learn about geometric construction and how you can copy line segments and angles without using any numbers. All you need is a straight edge and a compass.

Line Segment Bisection & Midpoint Theorem: Geometric Construction

5. Line Segment Bisection & Midpoint Theorem: Geometric Construction

Watch this video lesson and you will learn how to bisect a line segment without measurements using just a compass and a straight edge. You'll also learn about the midpoint theorem, which lets you calculate the midpoint if you have the measurements.

Dividing Line Segments into Equal Parts: Geometric Construction

6. Dividing Line Segments into Equal Parts: Geometric Construction

Watch this video lesson to learn one way to easily divide any line segment into as many equal parts as you need. Also, learn where in real life this skill comes in handy.

Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

7. Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

What are the different types of lines? Where are they visible in the real world and how can you recognize them? Find out here and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Constructing Perpendicular Lines in Geometry

8. Constructing Perpendicular Lines in Geometry

In this video lesson, you will see how to use geometric construction to draw perpendicular lines. Learn why geometric construction is useful. Also find out the only two tools in addition to your pencil that you need to do this.

Constructing an Angle Bisector in Geometry

9. Constructing an Angle Bisector in Geometry

Watch this video lesson to learn a cool way to split an angle in half. You can use this method to split a pie slice in half where you can be sure each side is equal.

Diagonals in Geometry: Shapes & Formula

10. Diagonals in Geometry: Shapes & Formula

In this lesson, you will learn the definition of a diagonal in geometry and see some examples in shapes. You will also learn the formula to determine how many diagonals are in a shape. Following the lesson is a brief quiz.

Glide Reflection in Geometry: Definition & Example

11. Glide Reflection in Geometry: Definition & Example

In this lesson, we will look at transformations of geometric figures and concentrate on one type of transformation in particular: a glide reflection. Through a definition and examples, we will become comfortable with this type of transformation.

Octagon in Geometry: Definition, Properties & Formula

12. Octagon in Geometry: Definition, Properties & Formula

Octagons appear in real life in all sorts of places: architecture, engineering, and even nature. In this lesson, explore the properties of an octagon, learn how to find the area of a regular octagon and review what you've learned with a short quiz.

Tetrahedron: Definition & Formula

13. Tetrahedron: Definition & Formula

In this lesson, discover the solid called the tetrahedron and use the provided formulas to find its volume and surface area. Special formulas and examples for regular tetrahedra are included.

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