Ch 46: MEGA Middle School Math: Quadrilaterals

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Let us help you review your understanding of the characteristics and types of quadrilaterals. These video lessons and quizzes cover material that you can expect to encounter on the Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) Middle Grades Math exam.

MEGA Middle School Math: Quadrilaterals - Chapter Summary

Get ready for the MEGA Middle School Math exam with the help of the experts at Study.com. The lessons in this chapter are designed to provide you with a thorough review of the properties of different types of quadrilaterals. You will also have the opportunity to view illustrations of these shapes to help support narrated text. Among the topics you can expect to cover in this chapter's lessons are:

  • Identifying the characteristics of quadrilaterals
  • Defining and reviewing the properties of the following shapes:
    • Parallelogram
    • Square
    • Rectangle
    • Trapezoid
    • Kite
    • Rhombus
  • Comparing different types of quadrilaterals

Short and engaging video lessons help to make the topics discussed more accessible, and quizzes reinforce your understanding of the material as well as prepare you to answer actual exam questions.

MEGA Middle School Math: Quadrilaterals Chapter Objectives

The Quadrilaterals chapter is designed to help you answer questions you will find in the Measurement and Geometry section of the MEGA Middle School mathematics exam. This content domain addresses such topics as how to calculate measurements, analyze coordinate systems, understand the Pythagorean theorem, and apply relevant concepts. This part of the test accounts for 27% of your total test score.

The Middle School mathematics exam is computer-based and made up of 80 multiple-choice questions. The MEGA are teacher certification exams meant for educators seeking a designation within a specific content area. Exams are also given in general assessment and special education.

7 Lessons in Chapter 46: MEGA Middle School Math: Quadrilaterals
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What is a Quadrilateral? - Definition, Properties, Types & Examples

1. What is a Quadrilateral? - Definition, Properties, Types & Examples

This lesson explains the definition and properties of a quadrilateral. We will look at examples of two categories of quadrilaterals. At the end, you will be able to test your knowledge with a quiz.

Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

2. 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

3. 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.

Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

4. 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.

Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

5. 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

6. 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.

Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

7. 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.

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