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Ch 8: Glencoe Geometry Chapter 8: Quadrilaterals

About This Chapter

The Quadrilaterals chapter of this Glencoe Geometry Textbook Companion Course helps students learn essential geometry lessons of quadrilaterals. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Quadrilaterals textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in Glencoe Geometry's Quadrilaterals chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the quadrilateral topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, re-watch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • Methods for finding the sum of a polygon's angles
  • Parallelogram properties and proof theorems
  • Quadrilaterals and coordinate proof
  • Rectangle properties and construction
  • Rhombus properties
  • Square properties
  • Trapezoid properties
  • Kite properties

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8 Lessons in Chapter 8: Glencoe Geometry Chapter 8: Quadrilaterals
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How to Measure the Angles of a Polygon & Find the Sum

1. How to Measure the Angles of a Polygon & Find the Sum

Watch this video lesson to learn the one formula that lets you find the measure of angles in any regular polygon. Also, learn how you can tell if you are working with a regular polygon or not.

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.

Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

3. 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.

What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

4. 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.

Squares: Definition and Properties

5. 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

6. 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.

Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

7. 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.

Median of a Trapezoid: Definition & Theorem

8. Median of a Trapezoid: Definition & Theorem

If you've ever crossed a bridge, you've probably relied on trapezoids in real life! In this lesson, you'll learn what the median of a trapezoid is, and how to figure out how long it is.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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