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Ch 19: Geometric Construction

About This Chapter

Watch these bite-sized and engaging lessons to learn about geometric construction. This helpful and convenient chapter will help you use geometric construction to solve a variety of geometry problems.

Geometric Construction - Chapter Summary

This chapter on geometric construction will help you solve several types of geometry problems and construct various shapes, such as triangles. You'll learn how to draw perpendicular lines and copy line segments using a compass and a straight edge.

The instructors in this chapter will explain various theorems, such as the midpoint theorem and bisector theorem, to help you understand how to cut angles in half and bisect lines. After going through each lesson in the chapter, you should be able to:

  • Use geometric construction to copy line segments and angles, as well as draw perpendicular lines
  • Construct triangles
  • Use the angle bisector theorem to cut angles in half
  • Bisect a line without measurements
  • Understand the purpose of the midpoint theorem

This chapter's lessons are typically less than 10 minutes in length and taught by expert math instructors who teach geometry concepts in a straightforward and engaging manner. These videos help you quickly and efficiently learn essential geometry definitions and concepts by including highlighted definitions and interactive timelines that allow you to jump to specific topics. Practice quizzes are included to help you make sure you fully understand the lesson topics. Designed with convenience and flexibility in mind, we've made these lessons accessible at any time, day or night, and you can access the material using any computer, mobile device or tablet.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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