Ch 10: Honors Geometry: Parallel Line Proofs

About This Chapter

Explore the information in this chapter as you learn about how to determine if two lines are parallel. Analyze the transcripts to review key definitions for related terms, then test your knowledge by taking the chapter exam.

Honors Geometry: Parallel Line Proofs - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives

Parallel lines can be seen everywhere around us, from the lines marking traffic to artistic patterns, but what proof is there that these lines are truly parallel? In this chapter you will discover the proofs used to establish whether two lines are mathematically parallel to one another. Video lessons within the chapter allow you to see parallel line proofs in action. The quizzes available at the end of each lesson can help you gauge whether you have understood the materials. Topics covered in this chapter include:

  • The angles of parallel lines
  • The characteristics of parallel lines
  • Proofs and indirect proofs
  • The Parallel Postulate
  • Transverse, perpendicular, and parallel lines

Video Objective
Angles Formed by a Transversal Examine parallel lines and identify the angles that occur when a transversal is introduced.
Parallel Lines: How to Prove Lines Are Parallel Uncover the truth about angles that prove whether lines are parallel.
Using Converse Statements to Prove Lines Are Parallel Learn how to construct converse statements and create mathematical proofs about parallel lines.
The Parallel Postulate and Indirect Proof: Definition & Examples Define an indirect proof and indicate how the Parallel Postulate can be used in regards to parallel line proofs.
Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines Go over the characteristics of each type of line and provide real-world examples.

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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