Ch 22: High School Algebra: Measurement and Geometry

Explore the essential concepts of measurement and geometry through this chapter. Take advantage of the quizzes that conclude each lesson to gauge your progress.

Measurement and Geometry - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

In this chapter, the instructor will teach you basic concepts when using standard units of measurement for various types of shapes. By the time you complete this chapter, you will know how to subtract, multiply, add and divide measurements. These lessons can help you understand how to:

• Calculate the area of triangles, rectangles and circles
• Convert metric units of measurement
• Define different types of angles
• Identify various line types
• Apply the Pythagorean theorem
• Explain the properties of shapes

Video Objective
Standard Units of Measure Explain the standard units of measure, including units of length, weight, time and capacity.
How to Convert Standard Units of Measure Explain how to convert one unit of measurement to another using the conversion factor.
How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements Explain how to add, subtract, multiply and divide measurements.
What is the Metric System? Define the metric system and its basic measures of length, weight and liquid capacity.
How to Convert Units in the Metric System Explain the steps in changing metric units.
How to Read and Interpret Scales and Meters Describe scenarios in which one would encounter scale drawings and meters. Explain how to read and interpret information on scales and meters.
Points, Lines and Angles in Geometry Define basic vocabulary surrounding geometry, including point, types of lines, degrees and right angles.
Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior and Others Learn the definitions of vertical angles, corresponding angles, alternate interior angles, alternate exterior angles and consecutive interior angles.
Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines Learn the definitions of parallel, perpendicular and transversal lines.
Shapes and Geometry Describe the basic shapes found in geometry, including triangles, polygons, quadrilaterals, parallelograms, rectangles, squares, trapezoids, pentagons, octagons and circles.
Properties of Shapes: Triangles, Circles and Rectangles Describe the properties of triangles, circles and rectangles.
Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles Calculate the perimeter of triangles and rectangles.
Area of Triangles and Rectangles Calculate the area of triangles, circles and rectangles
Circles: Area and Circumference Calculate the area and circumference of circles
The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application Learn the Pythagorean theorem and practice its real-life application.
How to Identify Similar Triangles Learn how to identify similar triangles.
Applications of Similar Triangles Learn how to solve applications of similar triangles.
Angles and Triangles: Practice Problems Get practice solving for angles and triangles.
Angular Relationships and Special Pairs of Angles Explain how to use special angular relationships (complementary and vertical) to find the measure of angles whose number is unknown.
Three-dimensional Figures in Geometry Describe three-dimensional figures in geometry, including solids, rectangular solids, cubes, cylinders and spheres.
How to Measure Volume Explain how to measure the volume of a three-dimensional figure.

24 Lessons in Chapter 22: High School Algebra: Measurement and Geometry
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter 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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