Ch 16: AFOQT: Figures & Polygons

About This Chapter

Use this engaging chapter to effectively review how to identify and solve problems related to figures and polygons on the AFOQT exam. There are all kinds of resources in this chapter, which make learning or reviewing material about polygons fun.

AFOQT: Figures & Polygons - Chapter Summary

Work your way through this chapter to discover characteristics of congruent figures and 3-dimensional figures for the AFOQT exam. After finishing this chapter, you should also be able to answer questions on the exam about:

  • Definition and examples of polygons
  • Heptagons
  • Octagons
  • Definition and shape of nonagon
  • Decagon characteristics

Instructors show you what different shapes look like in this chapter, getting you ready for figure and polygon questions on the AFOQT exam. If you have trouble with a topic discussed in this chapter, the instructors are available to answer any questions you might have. After working through this chapter, use the quizzes to see what information you retained.

7 Lessons in Chapter 16: AFOQT: Figures & Polygons
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Are Congruent Figures? - Definition & Examples

1. What Are Congruent Figures? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll learn what congruent figures are. You'll also see a few examples of congruent and non-congruent figures. Then, test your knowledge with a brief quiz.

Nets of 3-Dimensional Figures

2. Nets of 3-Dimensional Figures

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to deconstruct a 3-dimensional figure into its 2-dimensional net. Learn what kind of shape you will get after opening and flattening your 3-dimensional figure.

What is a Polygon? - Definition, Shapes & Angles

3. What is a Polygon? - Definition, Shapes & Angles

Polygons are everywhere! In this lesson, you will learn what they are and what they look like. You will also learn about a special class of polygons and how to find its angles.

Heptagon: Definition, Shapes & Examples

4. Heptagon: Definition, Shapes & Examples

In this lesson, you'll review the definition of polygons, and you'll learn what makes heptagons unique. You'll also distinguish between regular and irregular heptagons.

Octagon in Geometry: Definition, Properties & Formula

5. 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.

Nonagon: Definition & Shape

6. Nonagon: Definition & Shape

In this lesson, we are going to learn about regular and irregular nonagons. We will also look at some examples of each and discuss the properties that apply to nonagons.

Decagon: Definition & Shape

7. Decagon: Definition & Shape

In this lesson, we'll discuss the different types of decagons, such as regular and irregular, convex and concave, and simple and complex. Then, you can test your knowledge with a brief quiz.

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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