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Ch 40: Geometric Measurement

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Review these video lessons and quizzes to help learn more about units of measurement, interpretation of scale drawings and finding the perimeters of shapes. We make learning fun by making numerous resources available for you to use while studying.

Geometric Measurement - Chapter Summary

The lessons in this chapter cover aspects of geometric measurement will be beneficial to know about if you would like to master geometry topics. Important formulas and concepts are taught in these lessons. By the end of this chapter, you should be familiar with:

  • Difference between U.S. and metric units
  • How to convert between the U.S. and metric system
  • Scale drawings
  • Formulas used for area
  • Special formulas used for circles
  • How to find the perimeter of triangles and rectangles
  • Unique qualities of irregular and combined shapes

The short and engaging video lessons cover the information in this chapter in great detail, and you can watch them anytime on a computer or mobile device. Brief multiple-choice lesson quizzes let you know how much of the material you understand and give you immediate results so you see what you still need to study.

7 Lessons in Chapter 40: Geometric Measurement
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Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

1. Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & Capacity

Watch this video lesson to learn how to recognize the various units of measurement for length, weight, time and volume. Learn to recognize both U.S. units and metric units.

How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

2. How to Convert Standard Units of Measure

The United States uses pounds, miles and Fahrenheit for measurements, but the rest of the world uses the metric system. This video lesson will help you to convert from one to the other easily, so you can understand kilometers and kilograms, too.

How to Read and Interpret Scale Drawings

3. How to Read and Interpret Scale Drawings

Watch this video lesson to learn how scale drawings and legends are used on maps and blueprints. Learn skills that will serve you well when traveling and when looking at the blueprints of a car.

What is Area in Math? - Definition & Formula

4. What is Area in Math? - Definition & Formula

Area is the size of a two-dimensional surface. This lesson will define area, give some of the most common formulas, and give examples of those formulas. A quiz at the end of the lesson will allow you to work out some area problems on your own.

Circles: Area and Circumference

5. 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.

Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

6. 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.

Perimeter of Quadrilaterals and Irregular or Combined Shapes

7. 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.

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