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Ch 11: CBASE Math: Basic Geometry

About This Chapter

Studying basic geometry for the CBASE Math test can be fun with this chapter full of video lessons and quizzes. You will be able to get the practice you need to answer similar questions to the ones you will see on your exam.

CBASE Math: Basic Geometry - Chapter Summary

Study different types of lines including parallel and traverse lines by watching a 5-10 minute video lesson. Reinforce your knowledge of the definition of perimeter and area by taking a brief quiz. The study guides included in this chapter will enable you to easily answer CBASE Math exam questions about the following:

  • Points, lines, and angles
  • Parallel and transverse lines
  • Kinds of angles
  • Definition of vertical and complementary angles
  • Basic geometric shapes and 3D shapes
  • Examples of similar polygons and congruent polygons
  • Definition of perimeter and area
  • Area and volume of cylinders and pyramids
  • The Pythagorean theorem

After taking the quizzes, you can always get more practice by taking the final and chapter exams. Video transcripts are available for all of the lessons in this chapter. Each one contains important keywords that are in bold. You can also print the quiz worksheets along with the answers if you would like to test yourself while you're away from the computer.

CBASE Math: Basic Geometry Objectives

The math section of the CBASE exam includes 3 categories. The category this chapter connects to is the Geometry category. The entire CBASE exam contains 180 multiple-choice questions. You can expect to answer questions that evaluate your understanding of the characteristics of different types of lines and angles. Your understanding of theorems may also be tested.

15 Lessons in Chapter 11: CBASE Math: Basic Geometry
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Points, Lines & Angles in Geometry

1. Points, Lines & Angles in Geometry

After watching this video lesson, you should understand the basic terms that form the foundation of geometry. Learn what a point is, what a line is, what an angle is, and learn about a special type of angle called a right angle.

Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

2. 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.

Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior & Others

3. Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior & Others

In addition to basic right, acute, or obtuse angles, there are many other types of angles or angle relationships. In this lesson, we will learn to identify these angle relationships and discuss their measurements.

Vertical Angles & Complementary Angles: Definition & Examples

4. Vertical Angles & Complementary Angles: Definition & Examples

Special angles make your life easier. Learn how you can use the properties of special angles to help you find the measurements of missing angles in this video lesson.

Overview of the Basic Shapes in Geometry

5. Overview of the Basic Shapes in Geometry

Watch this video lesson to learn about some basic shapes in geometry. These are the shapes that you will come across most often in math. Watch as triangles, rectangles, pentagons, and circles come by.

Overview of Three-dimensional Shapes in Geometry

6. Overview of Three-dimensional Shapes in Geometry

We are surrounded by three-dimensional shapes. Watch this video lesson to see what some three-dimensional shapes look like, such as a cube, a sphere, a brick, and a cylinder.

Similar Polygons: Definition and Examples

7. Similar Polygons: Definition and Examples

Watch this video to learn what makes two polygons similar to each other. You'll also learn the one distinguishing aspect of similar polygons and see an example of how to compare two polygons.

Congruent Polygons: Definition & Examples

8. Congruent Polygons: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you'll review what polygons are, and you'll discover the conditions that polygons must meet in order to be congruent. Then, you can test your knowledge with a brief quiz.

What is Perimeter? - Definition & Formula

9. What is Perimeter? - Definition & Formula

In mathematics, the perimeter is the distance around a two-dimensional shape. The formula for finding the perimeter of certain shapes will be discussed in this lesson, and there will be some examples to help you understand how to calculate the perimeter.

What is Area in Math? - Definition & Formula

10. What is Area in Math? - Definition & Formula

Area is the size of a two-dimensional surface. This lesson will define area, give some of the most common formulas, and give examples of those formulas. A quiz at the end of the lesson will allow you to work out some area problems on your own.

What Are Cylinders? - Definition, Area & Volume

11. What Are Cylinders? - Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn why soda cans are cylinders and the method by which you can discover how much soda can fit inside by finding the volume. You will also learn about finding a cylinder's surface area.

Spheres: Definition, Area & Volume

12. Spheres: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can find the surface area and volume of spheres. Learn the formulas and measurements you need to solve problems and discover how to identify spheres in the real world.

Cones: Definition, Area & Volume

13. Cones: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn where in the real world you will see cones. Also, you will learn the formulas for finding the surface area and volume of these cones.

Pyramids: Definition, Area & Volume

14. Pyramids: Definition, Area & Volume

Do you think of the great pyramids of Egypt when you hear the word pyramids? Watch this video lesson to learn why they are called pyramids and also how to find their surface area and volume.

The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application

15. 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.

Chapter Practice Exam
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