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Ch 39: AEPA Middle Grades Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence

About This Chapter

Our helpful video lessons can help you prepare for the AEPA Middle Grades Math test through a review of concepts such as congruence, similarity and symmetry. Each lesson offers a short multiple-choice quiz at its conclusion to give you some feedback on your progress.

AEPA Middle Grades Math: Symmetry, Similarity and Congruence - Chapter Summary

The AEPA Middle Grades Math exam assesses your knowledge in a variety of topics related to geometry and measurement. This collection of lessons can help you get ready for exam day by guiding you through a review of key geometric concepts. By the time you've worked your way through the final lesson, you should have a clear understanding of the following basics:

  • Line of symmetry, congruence and similarity in geometric shapes
  • Transverse, parallel and perpendicular lines
  • Construction and identification of perpendicular lines

These fun video lessons are written by experienced instructors who help make learning a lot less stressful. You can make use of the print transcripts, short self-assessment quizzes and handy video tags. A subject matter expert is also available if you ever run into any unanswered questions.

AEPA Middle Grades Math: Symmetry, Similarity and Congruence - Chapter Objectives

About 25% of this exam gauges your comprehension of fundamental geometric and measurement topics. Among other topics, you'll encounter test problems concerning the principles of congruence and similarity, in addition to analyses of figures in relation to symmetry. You can take up to four hours and 15 minutes to finish the total 150 multiple-choice test items. Practice your test-taking skills through our multiple-choice quizzes and also get a peek at the same types of questions you might see on the actual exam.

7 Lessons in Chapter 39: AEPA Middle Grades Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Line of Symmetry in Geometric Shapes?

1. What is a Line of Symmetry in Geometric Shapes?

After viewing this lesson, you should be able to identify shapes that have a line of symmetry in them and know how to find where this line is. A short quiz to test your knowledge will follow the lesson.

Congruence in Geometric Shapes

2. Congruence in Geometric Shapes

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can determine whether two shapes are congruent or not. You will learn what the one criterion is when determining congruency between two shapes.

Similarity in Geometric Shapes

3. Similarity in Geometric Shapes

View this lesson to learn how you can determine whether shapes are similar. Find out how to use the one rule that tells you when your two shapes are geometrically similar.

Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

4. 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.

Identifying Parallel Lines in Geometric Shapes

5. Identifying Parallel Lines in Geometric Shapes

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can spot parallel lines in a rectangle, in a square, and in a parallelogram. You will learn how many pairs of parallel lines each of these shapes has.

Constructing Perpendicular Lines in Geometry

6. 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.

Identifying Perpendicular Lines in Geometric Shapes

7. Identifying Perpendicular Lines in Geometric Shapes

Do you know what a perpendicular line is? Do you know how to spot one in a geometric shape? This lesson will tell you how to spot perpendicular lines in squares, rectangles, triangles, and trapezoids.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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