Ch 13: ELM Test - Geometry: Properties of Objects

Be prepared to answer geometry questions of the ELM exam by completing this chapter on properties of objects. The ELM is required of students who plan to attend a California State University school; the test allows you to prove your proficiency in math.

ELM Geometry: Perimeter, Area & Volume - Chapter Summary

Study the following concepts in geometry in preparation for the ELM math placement exam:

• Properties of Shapes: Triangles, Circles and Rectangles
• Properties of Shapes: Quadrilaterals, Parallelograms, Trapezoids, Polygons
• How to Identify Similar Triangles
• Applications of Similar Triangles
• Congruent and Similar Shapes
• Applying Scale Factors to Perimeter, Area, and Volume of Similar Figures
• Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines
• Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior & Others
• Angles and Triangles: Practice Problems
• The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application

ELM Objectives

The ELM is a math proficiency exam required for all incoming students to schools in the California State University system. You can learn more about the topics on the ELM by clicking here.

The lessons in this chapter are dedicated to the Properties of Objects of the Geometry section of the ELM exam. Geometry constitutes approximately 30% of the entire exam. Students can watch our online videos and test their skills with interactive quizzes.

Other topics in Geometry covered by this course include:

• Finding the perimeter of geometric shapes
• Calculating the area of geometric shapes
• Using the Pythagorean Theorem
• Identifying points on the number line
• Graphing functions with one or more variables

10 Lessons in Chapter 13: ELM Test - Geometry: Properties of Objects
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