# Ch 29: Honors Algebra 1: Similar Polygons

This chapter contains lessons that will instruct you about the algebra subject of similar polygons. We make use of study tools that make your study experience engaging and fun.

## Honors Algebra 1: Similar Polygons - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

These lessons were developed to teach you about similar polygons. Our expert instructors use a video format with lessons lasting 5-10 minutes. Each has a quiz to take at the end to assess your comprehension of what you just studied. If you need to restudy something in the lesson, you can refer to the lesson transcript, or you can use the video timeline tool to replay any specific segment. You can track your progress on your dashboard. At the end of these lessons, you should know:

• Ratios and proportions
• The geometric mean
• The Angle Bisector Theorem
• Similar polygons and triangles
• Properties of right triangles
• The Pythagorean Theorem

Lesson Objective
Ratios and Proportions: Definition and Examples Learn the relationship between ratios and proportions and how they are used in real life.
Geometric Mean: Definition and Formula Get to know how the geometric mean differs from the arithmetic mean and when it is preferred.
Angle Bisector Theorem: Definition and Example Learn the uses for the angle bisector.
Solving Problems Involving Proportions: Definition and Examples See how to use proportions to find missing sides.
Similar Polygons: Definition and Examples Analyze what makes two polygons similar to one another.
The Transitive Property of Similar Triangles Get familiar with similar triangles and how the transitive property applies to them.
Triangle Proportionality Theorem Work out how to solve problems with this theorem.
Constructing Similar Polygons Distinguish the two factors which must be included when constructing similar polygons.
Properties of Right Triangles: Theorems & Proofs Explore the properties of right triangles and how to use them for problem solving.
The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application Discuss this famous theorem and its uses.
The Pythagorean Theorem: Converse and Special Cases Evaluate how the Pythagorean Theorem relates to the law of cosines and how its converse can help you identify right triangles.
What is a Polygon? - Definition, Shapes & Angles Find out what a polygon is and what it looks like.

12 Lessons in Chapter 29: Honors Algebra 1: Similar Polygons
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