Using Geometry to Analyze Math Problems


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What geometric shapes can you divide this bigger shape into so that you can easily find the area?

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1. Why is it easy to use geometry to help you solve some math problems?

2. Which of the following does geometry not deal with?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Determine how much you know about the application of geometry concepts to solve math problems by using this short quiz and worksheet assessment. You must be able to apply the principles described in the lesson in order to correctly answer all questions in this quiz.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

For this quiz, you will be asked to demonstrate your ability to:

  • Understand which geometric shapes a given problem can be broken down into to find the area
  • Explain why it's easy to use geometry to help solve some math problems
  • List concepts that geometry deals with
  • Use geometry to help solve sample problems

Skills Practiced

  • Problem solving - use your acquired knowledge of geometry to solve practice problems, such as finding area
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the ease of using geometry to solve problems and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the concepts geometry deals with

Additional Learning

Explore the lesson called Using Geometry to Analyze Math Problems to get more detailed information. This lesson covers such topics as:

  • What the Egyptians used geometry to do
  • What is key to using geometry to help solve math problems
  • Which kinds of real-world problems can be solved using geometry