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ASSET Geometry Test: Area, Circumference & Perimeter - Chapter Summary
These lessons will enable you to refresh and reinforce your understanding of how to calculate the area, perimeter and circumference of a wide variety of geometric figures. As you prepare for the ASSET Geometry exam, go over the following material:
- Applying the Pythagorean Theorem
- How to find the area of rectangles and triangles
- How to measure area in parallelograms, rhombuses, and trapezoids
- How to find area and circumference on circles
- How to find the perimeter of a polygon
- Finding perimeter, area and volume of combined figures
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ASSET Geometry Test: Area, Circumference & Perimeter Objectives
The primary purpose of the ASSET exam is to serve as a diagnostic tool. It helps to form an accurate assessment of a prospective college student's areas of strength and weakness to assist the student in choosing an appropriate academic program. Depending upon the requirements set by the school, students may be required to take it either before or immediately after enrollment. The test measures basic abilities such as reading, writing and numerical skills, and advanced mathematics knowledge in areas that include algebra and geometry. This chapter aligns with the ASSET Geometry test.
The ASSET exam is paper-based. All of the 192 questions are multiple-choice, and there are 25 that deal specifically with geometry. Since the objective of the exam is assessment, it is not a pass-fail test.
1. The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application
The Pythagorean theorem is one of the most famous geometric theorems. Written by the Greek mathematician Pythagoras, this theorem makes it possible to find a missing side length of a right triangle. Learn more about the famous theorem here and test your understanding with a quiz.
2. Area of Triangles and Rectangles
How do you find out the area of rectangles and triangles? Learn how in this lesson! We'll look at the formulas, then practice solving problems for each shape.
3. Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples
Watch this video lesson to learn the simple formula to find the area of a parallelogram. Learn what measurements you need, how to label your parallelogram, and how to use the formula.
4. Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples
Did you know that there are three ways to find the area of a rhombus? Watch this video lesson to learn all three of them. See what information you need for each method as well as the steps required for each.
5. Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid
In this video lesson, you will watch and learn how you can find the area of trapezoid. Learn what measurements you need to have on hand as well as the formula that you need to use.
6. Circles: Area and Circumference
Understanding how to calculate the area and circumference of circles plays a vital role in some of our everyday functions. They serve as the foundation for operating with three-dimensional figures. Learn more about the area and circumference of circles in this lesson.
7. Finding the Perimeter of Polygons
In this video lesson, you will learn the process you need to take to find the perimeter of polygons. You will also learn that there is a shortcut if your polygon is a regular polygon.
8. Combined Figures: Perimeter, Area, and Volume
Watch this video lesson to learn how you can break up the shapes in a combined figure to easily find the perimeter, area, and volume of the whole figure.
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Other chapters within the ASSET Geometry Test: Practice & Study Guide course
- ASSET Geometry Test: Basic Geometry
- ASSET Geometry Test: Lines & Angles
- ASSET Geometry Test: Polygons
- ASSET Geometry Test: Triangles
- ASSET Geometry Test: Quadrilaterals
- ASSET Geometry Test: Circles
- ASSET Geometry Test: Similar Figures
- ASSET Geometry Test: Complex Figures
- ASSET Geometry Test: Geometric Constructions
- ASSET Geometry Test Flashcards