Ch 44: GACE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals

About This Chapter

If your knowledge of figures like rhombuses and trapezoids is a little fuzzy, try out the lessons in this chapter prior to taking the GACE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment. Our videos and quizzes will help you review the properties of quadrilaterals.

GACE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals - Chapter Summary

Brush up on your knowledge of quadrilaterals with our video lessons. This chapter covers the properties of a variety of figures to ensure you're able to answer related questions on the GACE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment. Once you complete the lessons, you'll be able to do the following:

  • List the types and properties of quadrilaterals
  • Identify parallelograms
  • Describe the properties of rhombuses and kites
  • Construct a rectangle
  • Define and explain the properties of squares and trapezoids

In our short videos, professional instructors use real-world examples and fun graphics to strengthen your understanding of quadrilaterals. With a mobile device, you can prepare for the GACE assessment whenever it's convenient. The videos are typically under 10 minutes long, and our lessons include transcripts and multiple-choice quizzes.

GACE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals Chapter Objectives

The quadrilateral topics discussed in this chapter correspond with questions you'll see in the GACE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment's subarea on geometry and data. About 35% of the questions on the computerized examination come from this content area. The remainder of the test focuses on algebra and arithmetic concepts.

In the state of Georgia, the GACE Middle Grades Mathematics assessment is a certification requirement for potential middle school math teachers. Its 45 questions are in a selected-response format, as are the self-assessment quizzes accompanying this chapter's lessons.

7 Lessons in Chapter 44: GACE Middle Grades Math: Quadrilaterals
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What is a Quadrilateral? - Definition, Properties, Types & Examples

1. What is a Quadrilateral? - Definition, Properties, Types & Examples

This lesson explains the definition and properties of a quadrilateral. We will look at examples of two categories of quadrilaterals. At the end, you will be able to test your knowledge with a quiz.

Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

2. Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can identify parallelograms. You will see the unique properties that belong to the parallelogram. You will see the special side and angle characteristics needed to prove a certain shape is a parallelogram.

What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

3. What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

Watch this video lesson to learn why rhombuses are a special type of quadrilateral. Also, learn why a rhombus is also a parallelogram. Watch as we explore the sides and angles of a rhombus.

Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

4. Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

A kite in geometry looks a lot like a kite in the sky! Watch this video lesson to see for yourself. Also, learn about the side and angle properties of kites that make them unique.

Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

5. Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

Watch this video lesson to learn a bit about rectangles. Learn why rectangles are the building blocks of many homes. Also, learn about the properties that make a rectangle unique from other shapes. Finally, learn how you can draw one.

Squares: Definition and Properties

6. Squares: Definition and Properties

Squares can be found in many places in the real world. Watch this video lesson to see how useful they can be and also to learn how to find the perimeter and area of a square.

Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

7. Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

Watch this video lesson to learn what a trapezoid has to do with a triangle. Also, learn the special words that describe the various parts of a trapezoid. You will also see special types of trapezoids.

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