Ch 20: GRE Quantitative Reasoning - Coordinate Geometry: Help and Review

About This Chapter

The GRE Quantitative Reasoning: Coordinate Geometry chapter of this GRE Prep Help and Review course is the simplest way to master coordinate geometry. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure students learn the essentials of coordinate geometry.

Who's it for?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering GRE material will benefit from taking this course. There is no faster or easier way to acquire the skills needed to take the GRE. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding transformations, lines or absolute value
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning math (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about coordinate geometry
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra math learning resources

How it works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Coordinate Geometry chapter exam.

Why it works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Coordinate Geometry chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any question about coordinate geometry. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students will review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a coordinate geometry unit of a standard GRE prep course. Topics covered include:

  • Transverse, parallel and perpendicular lines
  • Point-slope formula
  • Graphs of slopes and tangents
  • Methods for graphing undefined slope and zero slope
  • Distance formula and midpoint formula
  • Different parts of a graph
  • Transformations
  • Graphs for absolute value
  • Dilations and reflections

10 Lessons in Chapter 20: GRE Quantitative Reasoning - Coordinate Geometry: Help and Review
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

1. 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.

Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula

2. Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula

It's time for a road trip to Las Vegas, and after four hours of driving at 60 mph ... Are we there yet? Learn the point-slope form of the equation of a line to help answer this age-old question.

Slopes and Tangents on a Graph

3. Slopes and Tangents on a Graph

Hit the slopes and learn how the steepness of a line is calculated. Calculate the slopes between points and draw the tangents of curves on graphs in this lesson.

Graphing Undefined Slope, Zero Slope and More

4. Graphing Undefined Slope, Zero Slope and More

There are two special cases when it comes to slopes on the xy plane: horizontal and vertical lines. Without any more information, these examples can be pretty confusing. But with a little instruction, they end up being some of the easiest lines to graph!

How to Use The Distance Formula

5. How to Use The Distance Formula

You can't always rely on your smartphone to tell you how far you need to travel to get from point A to point B. The distance formula will tell you the distance between any two points on a graph. In this lesson, you'll learn where it comes from and how to use it!

How to Use The Midpoint Formula

6. How to Use The Midpoint Formula

The formula for the midpoint of a line segment will tell you how to find the middle of any line segment on the x, y plane. Learn about this formula and see how it is used to find the midpoint of a line segment.

What Are the Different Parts of a Graph?

7. What Are the Different Parts of a Graph?

Being able to read a graph isn't just vital for an algebra class. Graphs and charts are used everywhere! We'll take a crash course on the basic x/y plane used in algebra and the fundamental vocab you need.

Transformations: How to Shift Graphs on a Plane

8. Transformations: How to Shift Graphs on a Plane

What is a transformation? Well, it's something that transforms one function into another! To see what I mean and how that looks, check out this lesson!

How to Graph an Absolute Value and Do Transformations

9. How to Graph an Absolute Value and Do Transformations

Absolute value graphs normally look like the letter 'V', but transformations can change that 'V' in a number of different ways. As well as teaching you how to graph absolute values, this video will focus on a specific group of transformations called translations. Learn all about what that means here!

Graphing Absolute Value Equations: Dilations & Reflections

10. Graphing Absolute Value Equations: Dilations & Reflections

Although a basic absolute value graph isn't complicated, transformations can make them sufficiently confusing! In this lesson, you'll practice different transformations of absolute value graphs.

Chapter Practice Exam
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