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Ch 6: McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 6: Quadrilaterals

About This Chapter

The Quadrilaterals chapter of this McDougal Littell Geometry Textbook Companion Course helps students learn essential geometry lessons of quadrilaterals. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Quadrilaterals textbook chapter.

How it works:

  • Identify the lessons in McDougal Littell Geometry Textbook Quadrilaterals chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons within this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the quadrilaterals topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn about:

  • Polygons and their properties
  • Interior angles of quadrilaterals
  • Parallelograms and their properties and proof theorems
  • Quadrilaterals as parallelograms
  • Parallelograms and their use with coordinate geometry
  • Definitions and properties of rectangles, rhombuses and squares
  • Special parallelograms and their proofs
  • Differences between kites and trapezoids
  • Special quadrilaterals and their proofs
  • Area calculations for parallelograms, rectangles, rhombuses and trapezoids
  • Area calculations for triangles

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10 Lessons in Chapter 6: McDougal Littell Geometry Chapter 6: Quadrilaterals
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

1. Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can identify parallelograms. You will see the unique properties that belong to the parallelogram. You will see the special side and angle characteristics needed to prove a certain shape is a parallelogram.

What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

2. What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

Watch this video lesson to learn why rhombuses are a special type of quadrilateral. Also, learn why a rhombus is also a parallelogram. Watch as we explore the sides and angles of a rhombus.

Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

3. Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

Watch this video lesson to learn a bit about rectangles. Learn why rectangles are the building blocks of many homes. Also, learn about the properties that make a rectangle unique from other shapes. Finally, learn how you can draw one.

Squares: Definition and Properties

4. Squares: Definition and Properties

Squares can be found in many places in the real world. Watch this video lesson to see how useful they can be and also to learn how to find the perimeter and area of a square.

Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

5. Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

A kite in geometry looks a lot like a kite in the sky! Watch this video lesson to see for yourself. Also, learn about the side and angle properties of kites that make them unique.

Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

6. Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

Watch this video lesson to learn what a trapezoid has to do with a triangle. Also, learn the special words that describe the various parts of a trapezoid. You will also see special types of trapezoids.

Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

7. Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn the simple formula to find the area of a parallelogram. Learn what measurements you need, how to label your parallelogram, and how to use the formula.

Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

8. Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

In this video lesson, you will watch and learn how you can find the area of trapezoid. Learn what measurements you need to have on hand as well as the formula that you need to use.

Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

9. Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

Did you know that there are three ways to find the area of a rhombus? Watch this video lesson to learn all three of them. See what information you need for each method as well as the steps required for each.

Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples

10. Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples

Look around you, and you see rectangles all over the place. And if you see paint, carpet, or anything that covers a rectangular area, you can be sure that someone has measured the area of the rectangle. Watch this video lesson to learn more.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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