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Ch 33: GACE Math: Introduction to Geometric Figures

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This chapter's engaging video lessons include an introduction to geometric figures. These lessons will help you correctly answer related questions on the GACE Math exam.

GACE Math: Introduction to Geometric Figures - Chapter Summary

Watch these video lessons and substantiate what you know about geometric figures. In addition to studying basic terminology, you'll explore methods of measuring, adding and copying the lines and angles of various geometric shapes. As you cover the concepts in the videos, you'll prepare yourself to answer like questions on the GACE Math examination. View the lessons for help with:

  • Defining rays and line segments
  • Understanding the functions of points, angles and lines
  • Performing geometric constructions
  • Explaining the midpoint theorem
  • Describing the process of dividing a line segment
  • Identifying different kinds of lines
  • Calculating the measurements of different kinds of angles
  • Creating the angle bisector, hexagon and equilateral triangle

Check out the video lessons as part of your strategy for passing the GACE Math examination. The accomplished video instructors will answer your questions about geometric figures. You can also turn to the text transcripts of the lessons for verification of the material. When you've watched the detailed video lessons, test your comprehension by taking the short self-assessment quizzes that follow them.

9 Lessons in Chapter 33: GACE Math: Introduction to Geometric Figures
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Line Segments & Rays: Definition & Measurement

1. Line Segments & Rays: Definition & Measurement

Watch this video lesson to learn the difference between a line segment and a ray. You will also learn how to measure and add line segments. Learn why you can't measure or add a ray.

Points, Lines & Angles in Geometry

2. 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.

Geometric Constructions Using Lines and Angles

3. Geometric Constructions Using Lines and Angles

Watch this video lesson to learn about geometric construction and how you can copy line segments and angles without using any numbers. All you need is a straight edge and a compass.

Line Segment Bisection & Midpoint Theorem: Geometric Construction

4. Line Segment Bisection & Midpoint Theorem: Geometric Construction

Watch this video lesson and you will learn how to bisect a line segment without measurements using just a compass and a straight edge. You'll also learn about the midpoint theorem, which lets you calculate the midpoint if you have the measurements.

Dividing Line Segments into Equal Parts: Geometric Construction

5. Dividing Line Segments into Equal Parts: Geometric Construction

Watch this video lesson to learn one way to easily divide any line segment into as many equal parts as you need. Also, learn where in real life this skill comes in handy.

Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

6. 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

7. 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.

Constructing an Angle Bisector in Geometry

8. Constructing an Angle Bisector in Geometry

Watch this video lesson to learn a cool way to split an angle in half. You can use this method to split a pie slice in half where you can be sure each side is equal.

Constructing Equilateral Triangles, Squares, and Regular Hexagons Inscribed in Circles

9. Constructing Equilateral Triangles, Squares, and Regular Hexagons Inscribed in Circles

Constructing an accurate triangle, square, or hexagon within a circle is a matter of a few simple steps, and can be extremely practical. In this lesson, we'll practice the construction of those three shapes.

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