Ch 1: Basics of Geometry

This chapter's entertaining video lessons offer an in-depth examination of basic geometry concepts. Review the lessons and take mini quizzes to quickly and easily study for an upcoming exam or complete a homework assignment covering the subject.

Basics of Geometry - Chapter Summary

Feel confident that you fully grasp the basics of geometry by utilizing the helpful resources in this self-paced chapter. Watch fun online video lessons to study geometry concepts that include inductive reasoning, the axiomatic system and algebraic laws. Also, examine the history of geometry and learn about its early contributors. Test your understanding of the lessons you review by taking their accompanying multiple-choice quizzes. Use the practice exam to reinforce your knowledge of concepts covered in this chapter. When finished, you should be able to:

• Define geometry and discuss its beginnings in early Egypt and Greece
• Explain how inductive and deductive reasoning are used in geometry
• Share the early contributions Thales and Pythagoras made to the field of geometry
• Identify and discuss three properties of an axiomatic system
• Describe Euclid's early development of the axiomatic system
• List and discuss the undefined terms of geometry
• Provide the definitions of postulates and theorems and describe what they are used for
• Discuss the properties and postulates of geometric figures
• Understand the basics of various algebraic laws

8 Lessons in Chapter 1: Basics of Geometry
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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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