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Ch 45: OAE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals

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Explore short and comprehensive video lessons in this chapter to learn more about quadrilaterals as you prepare for the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment. The lessons provide you with expert instruction and self-assessment quizzes designed to gauge your readiness to take the test.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals - Chapter Summary

Watch the engaging video lessons on parallelograms, kites in geometry and the rhombus in this chapter. These lessons can help you prepare for the OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment by getting you ready to address the following on the exam:

  • Defining the quadrilateral
  • Examining the properties of parallelograms
  • Understanding the properties of a rhombus
  • Analyzing kites in geometry
  • Identifying the properties of rectangles, squares and trapezoids

Use the video lessons to strengthen your knowledge of quadrilaterals by taking advantage of step-by-step instructional guidance. By taking an online approach to learning, you give yourself the opportunity to absorb the materials at your own pace.

OAE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals Chapter Objectives

The OAE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment tests your comprehension of the subject to ensure you're ready to acquire your educator license and teach in the middle school classroom. The topics covered in this OAE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals chapter are located in the measurement and geometry portion of the test, which constitutes approximately 25% of the total exam. The video lessons in the chapter are designed to strengthen the knowledge that will be critical to your success on the exam. You can also take lesson quizzes to test that knowledge and gain access to practice questions similar to those on the test.

The test is composed of all multiple-choice questions, many of which are accompanied by an graphs, diagrams, charts or illustrations meant to help you solve problems. Each question is followed by four answers, one of which you will be asked to choose as the best option.

6 Lessons in Chapter 45: OAE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals
Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

1. Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can identify parallelograms. You will see the unique properties that belong to the parallelogram. You will see the special side and angle characteristics needed to prove a certain shape is a parallelogram.

What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

2. What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

Watch this video lesson to learn why rhombuses are a special type of quadrilateral. Also, learn why a rhombus is also a parallelogram. Watch as we explore the sides and angles of a rhombus.

Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

3. Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

A kite in geometry looks a lot like a kite in the sky! Watch this video lesson to see for yourself. Also, learn about the side and angle properties of kites that make them unique.

Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

4. Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

Watch this video lesson to learn a bit about rectangles. Learn why rectangles are the building blocks of many homes. Also, learn about the properties that make a rectangle unique from other shapes. Finally, learn how you can draw one.

Squares: Definition and Properties

5. Squares: Definition and Properties

Squares can be found in many places in the real world. Watch this video lesson to see how useful they can be and also to learn how to find the perimeter and area of a square.

Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

6. Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

Watch this video lesson to learn what a trapezoid has to do with a triangle. Also, learn the special words that describe the various parts of a trapezoid. You will also see special types of trapezoids.

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