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Ch 16: Advanced Coordinate Geometry: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The Advanced Coordinate Geometry chapter of this SAT Mathematics Level 2 Help and Review course is the simplest way to master coordinate geometry. 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 coordinate geometry for the SAT exam.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering SAT mathematics level 2 material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to prepare for this SAT math subject test. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding how to graph polynomial equations
  • 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 coordinate geometry for the SAT
  • 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 Advanced Coordinate Geometry 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 Advanced Coordinate Geometry chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any coordinate geometry 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 advanced coordinate geometry unit of a standard math course. Topics covered include:

  • Parabolas in standard, intercept and vertex forms
  • Graphs of cubics, quartics and quintics
  • Graphs of circles
  • Graphs of ellipses
  • Graphs of hyperbolas
  • The line of symmetry
  • Polar coordinates

7 Lessons in Chapter 16: Advanced Coordinate Geometry: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Parabola?

1. What is a Parabola?

A parabola is the U shape that we get when we graph a quadratic equation. We actually see parabolas all over the place in real life. In this lesson, learn where, and the correct vocab to use when talking about them.

Parabolas in Standard, Intercept, and Vertex Form

2. Parabolas in Standard, Intercept, and Vertex Form

By rearranging a quadratic equation, you can end up with an infinite number of ways to express the same thing. Learn about the three main forms of a quadratic and the pros and cons of each.

How to Graph Cubics, Quartics, Quintics and Beyond

3. How to Graph Cubics, Quartics, Quintics and Beyond

Finding the graph of a polynomial isn't too hard. If you can graph, you already know the major steps! With a couple rules and helpful memorizing tools, you will be graphing polynomials in no time!

Graphing Circles: Identifying the Formula, Center and Radius

4. Graphing Circles: Identifying the Formula, Center and Radius

Discover how to graph circles by finding key information like the center and radius. Identify circles by simply looking at the formula, and vice versa.

Identifying the Line of Symmetry: Definition & Examples

5. Identifying the Line of Symmetry: Definition & Examples

Symmetry can occur in many different ways in mathematics. In this lesson, learn how to identify unique forms of symmetry by finding the line of symmetry.

Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically & Numerically About the Origin

6. Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically & Numerically About the Origin

If you look at flowers and fruits, you'll see that many of these items in nature are symmetrical. In this lesson, learn about symmetry about the origin of a graph. When you are finished, test your knowledge with a short quiz!

Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically, and Numerically About the X-axis and Y-axis

7. Recognizing Symmetry Graphically, Algebraically, and Numerically About the X-axis and Y-axis

When you fold a piece of paper exactly in half, you are creating symmetry. Symmetry is found in many areas of mathematics. In this lesson, learn to recognize symmetry graphically, algebraically, and numerically about the x- and y- axes.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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