Ch 19: FTCE Math: Area & Perimeter

About This Chapter

In these lessons you will review the formulas used to calculate the properties of triangles, quadrilaterals, complex polygons and circles as you study for the FTCE Mathematics exam.

FTCE Math: Area & Perimeter - Chapter Summary

While you get ready for the Florida Teacher Certification Examinations (FTCE) Mathematics exam, use these lessons to reinforce your knowledge of the formulas necessary to calculate the area and perimeter of triangles, quadrilaterals, complex polygons and circles. You will watch our professional instructors as they demonstrate how to find the area and perimeter of:

  • Triangles
  • Rectangles
  • Polygons and regular polygons
  • Parallelograms
  • Rhombi
  • Trapezoids
  • Quadrilaterals
  • Complex figures
  • Circles

Following these lessons, read the transcripts to improve your retention of the information presented in the videos and study the key terms and figures of the chapter. Then, take the quizzes to discover which topics you don't understand, and use the video tags to return to and re-study the parts of the lessons that discussed them. Lastly, take the practice chapter exam to measure your overall understanding of the material presented in the chapter.

12 Lessons in Chapter 19: FTCE Math: Area & Perimeter
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What are 2D Shapes? - Definition & Examples

1. What are 2D Shapes? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will find out how a flat piece of paper will help you determine what shapes are considered 2D. You will also learn the wide variety of 2D shapes you may encounter in life.

Area of Triangles and Rectangles

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.

Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

3. Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

Without realizing it, we calculate and use the perimeter of triangles and rectangles in regular everyday situations. Learn more about the perimeter of triangles and rectangles in this lesson, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Measuring the Area of Regular Polygons: Formula & Examples

4. Measuring the Area of Regular Polygons: Formula & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn why a regular polygon makes your life easier when it comes to finding the area inside one. Learn the one formula for area that will work for any type of regular polygon.

Finding the Perimeter of Polygons

5. 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.

Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

6. 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.

Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

7. 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.

Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

8. 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.

Perimeter of Quadrilaterals and Irregular or Combined Shapes

9. Perimeter of Quadrilaterals and Irregular or Combined Shapes

Sometimes you need to figure out a shape's perimeter whether you have all the information you want or not. In this lesson, you'll learn how to find the perimeter of any quadrilateral as well as more complicated irregular and combined shapes.

Area of Complex Figures

10. Area of Complex Figures

Finding the area of shapes isn't always as simple as it is with squares and rectangles. In this lesson, you'll learn how to find the area of complex figures. This includes finding the area of unusual shapes and finding the area of parts of shapes.

Circles: Area and Circumference

11. 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.

Diameter and Circumference Related with Pi

12. Diameter and Circumference Related with Pi

After watching this video, you will be able to tell others how the number pi is related to a circle's diameter and circumference. And using your newfound knowledge, you will be able to calculate the circumference or diameter of a circle.

Chapter Practice Exam
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