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Ch 27: Honors Algebra 1: Units of Measurement in Geometry

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The study of geometry involves understanding many units of measurement. This chapter of the Honors Algebra 1 Textbook Replacement course shows you how to work with these units as well as how to convert them.

Units of Measurement in Geometry - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

You will encounter many units of measurement as you continue in geometry, as well as other areas of math. This chapter goes over the units and how they are used in measuring various shapes and objects in geometry. If you have any questions, a team of geometry experts is always available at Study.com through the dashboard located above the lesson. In this chapter, you will be learning the following topics:

  • How to convert units of measure
  • How to measure with scales and meters
  • What the metric system is
  • How types of angles differ
  • How to perform operations with measurements

VideoObjective
Standard Units of Measurement for Length, Weight, Time & CapacityExamine different units.
How to Convert Standard Units of MeasureLearn how to convert.
How to Perform Basic Operations with MeasurementsSee how to manipulate measurements.
What is the Metric System?Discover the metric system.
How to Convert Units in the Metric SystemStudy how to change units.
How to Take Measurements with Scales, Meters & GaugesWitness how to measure.
How to Read and Interpret Scale DrawingsWatch how you can interpret drawings.
Points, Lines & Angles in GeometryLearn about geometric points, lines and angles.
Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior & OthersCompare the different kinds of angles.

9 Lessons in Chapter 27: Honors Algebra 1: Units of Measurement in Geometry
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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 Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

3. How to Perform Basic Operations with Measurements

In this video lesson, you will learn how measurements are very much like variables when it comes to adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing them. You will also see examples of how they are done.

What is the Metric System?

4. What is the Metric System?

Most of the world relies on the metric system for measuring distance, weight, volume, and time. Watch this video lesson to learn what kinds of measurements are used in the metric system.

How to Convert Units in the Metric System

5. How to Convert Units in the Metric System

If you can make dinner, you can convert units in the metric system. It's that easy! In this lesson, you'll learn about the three key things you'll need to perform conversions.

How to Take Measurements with Scales, Meters & Gauges

6. How to Take Measurements with Scales, Meters & Gauges

In the real world, we take measurements all the time. Measurements are taken when you drive and when you weigh yourself, for example. Watch this video lesson to learn how you can take measurements of things that are important.

How to Read and Interpret Scale Drawings

7. 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.

Points, Lines & Angles in Geometry

8. Points, Lines & Angles in Geometry

After watching this video lesson, you should understand the basic terms that form the foundation of geometry. Learn what a point is, what a line is, what an angle is, and learn about a special type of angle called a right angle.

Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior & Others

9. Types of Angles: Vertical, Corresponding, Alternate Interior & Others

In addition to basic right, acute, or obtuse angles, there are many other types of angles or angle relationships. In this lesson, we will learn to identify these angle relationships and discuss their measurements.

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