Ch 10: Circular Arcs and Circles: Tutoring Solution

About This Chapter

The Circular Arcs and Triangles chapter of this High School Geometry Tutoring Solution is a flexible and affordable path to learning about circular arcs and triangles. These simple and fun video lessons are each about five minutes long, and they teach all of the operations involving circular arcs and triangles required in a typical high school geometry course.

How it works:

  • Begin your assignment or other high school geometry work.
  • Identify the circular arcs and triangles concepts that you're stuck on.
  • Find fun videos on the topics you need to understand.
  • Press play, watch and learn!
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • As needed, submit a question to one of our instructors for personalized support.

Who's it for?

This chapter of our high school geometry tutoring solution will benefit any student who is trying to learn about circular arcs and triangles and earn better grades. This resource can help students including those who:

  • Struggle with understanding central and inscribed angles, defining the arc length of a sector or any other circular arcs and triangles topic
  • Have limited time for studying
  • Want a cost effective way to supplement their math learning
  • Prefer learning math visually
  • Find themselves failing or close to failing their circular arcs and triangles unit
  • Cope with ADD or ADHD
  • Want to get ahead in high school geometry
  • Don't have access to their math teacher outside of class

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  • Learn at Your Pace: You can pause and rewatch lessons as often as you'd like, until you master the material.

Learning objectives:

  • Determine the area and circumference of circles.
  • Identify the parts of a circle, including circular arcs and semicircles.
  • Learn to use theorems associated with central and inscribed angles.
  • Differentiate between minor and major arcs.
  • Find the measure of an arc.
  • Find the measure of an inscribed angle.
  • Learn about tangents to circles, and discuss related theorems.
  • Determine the measure of an angle involving tangents, chords and secants.
  • Define relationships among the lengths of tangents, chords and secants.
  • Learn about inscribed and circumscribed figures.
  • Explore the arc length of sectors, and determine their area.

11 Lessons in Chapter 10: Circular Arcs and Circles: Tutoring Solution
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Circles: Area and Circumference

1. 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.

Circular Arcs and Circles: Definitions and Examples

2. Circular Arcs and Circles: Definitions and Examples

What is a circle? In this lesson, find out all about the circle and its many parts, including circular arcs and semicircles. Also, discover how a locus works in creating a circle, parallel lines and more.

Central and Inscribed Angles: Definitions and Examples

3. Central and Inscribed Angles: Definitions and Examples

When we're working with circles, there are two key angles to know: central angles and inscribed angles. These angles have a few special theorems, which we'll discuss and practice using in this lesson.

Measure of an Arc: Process & Practice

4. Measure of an Arc: Process & Practice

What is the measure of an arc? And what is the difference between a minor arc and a major arc? Find out all that and practice finding the measure of an arc in this lesson.

How to Find the Measure of an Inscribed Angle

5. How to Find the Measure of an Inscribed Angle

Finding the measure of an inscribed angle requires knowing a little information. In this lesson, we'll find the measure of an inscribed angle when we know the measure of the central angle or one or more of the arcs formed by the angle.

Tangent of a Circle: Definition & Theorems

6. Tangent of a Circle: Definition & Theorems

What happens when a line just barely touches a circle? It's a tangent! In this lesson, we'll learn all about tangents to circles, including a few key theorems. We'll also look at tangent circles.

Measurements of Angles Involving Tangents, Chords & Secants

7. Measurements of Angles Involving Tangents, Chords & Secants

When lines and circles meet, angles are formed. Fortunately, we can determine the measure of these angles, whether they're formed by tangents, secants or chords, just by knowing the measure of the created arcs.

Measurements of Lengths Involving Tangents, Chords and Secants

8. Measurements of Lengths Involving Tangents, Chords and Secants

The lengths of chords, tangents and secants take on unique relationships when they're drawn on circles. In this lesson, we'll define those relationships and see them in action.

Inscribed and Circumscribed Figures: Definition & Construction

9. Inscribed and Circumscribed Figures: Definition & Construction

A square and a circle may be different shapes, but they still can have a unique relationship. In this lesson, we'll learn about inscribed and circumscribed figures.

Arc Length of a Sector: Definition and Area

10. Arc Length of a Sector: Definition and Area

In this lesson, we'll slice up a circle like it's a pizza and learn how to find out useful information about our slices. We'll find out the area of these sectors, or pie slices. We'll also learn about arc lengths.

How to Find the Radius of a Circle: Definition & Formula

11. How to Find the Radius of a Circle: Definition & Formula

In this lesson, you will discover the definition of a radius. You will also learn how to find the radius of a circle using three different formulas based on diameter, circumference, and area.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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