Ch 39: MEGA Middle School Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence

About This Chapter

As you prepare for the MEGA Middle School Math exam, these lessons and assessments will help you improve your understanding of lines of symmetry, congruence and similarity in geometric shapes, parallel lines and perpendicular lines.

MEGA Middle School Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence - Chapter Summary

This chapter was put together to help you prepare for MEGA Middle School Math exam questions about symmetry, similarity and congruence in geometry. Watch the short lesson videos of our professional instructors to review:

  • Lines of symmetry in polygons
  • Properties of congruent shapes
  • Properties of similar shapes
  • Parallel lines and transverse lines
  • Perpendicular lines

Take the lesson quizzes in order to test how much of the information you retained and determine what topics you need to review further. Video tags will let you jump immediately to specific video sections that you may want to go over again while skipping over the material you've already mastered. The practice chapter exam will also provide you with a way to test how much you know once you've completed all the lessons and quizzes.

MEGA Middle School Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence Objectives

The Missouri Educator Gateway Assessments (MEGA) Middle School Education Mathematics exam is computer-based and consists of 80 multiple-choice questions intended to test your mathematical skills and knowledge. When you take this exam you will be given a 150 minutes for completion. Be prepared for 27% of the exam to assess your understanding of measurements and geometry. The exam will include some questions about symmetry, similarity and congruence.

7 Lessons in Chapter 39: MEGA Middle School Math: Symmetry, Similarity & Congruence
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What is a Line of Symmetry in Geometric Shapes?

1. What is a Line of Symmetry in Geometric Shapes?

After viewing this lesson, you should be able to identify shapes that have a line of symmetry in them and know how to find where this line is. A short quiz to test your knowledge will follow the lesson.

Congruence in Geometric Shapes

2. Congruence in Geometric Shapes

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can determine whether two shapes are congruent or not. You will learn what the one criterion is when determining congruency between two shapes.

Similarity in Geometric Shapes

3. Similarity in Geometric Shapes

View this lesson to learn how you can determine whether shapes are similar. Find out how to use the one rule that tells you when your two shapes are geometrically similar.

Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

4. Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

What are the different types of lines? Where are they visible in the real world and how can you recognize them? Find out here and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Identifying Parallel Lines in Geometric Shapes

5. Identifying Parallel Lines in Geometric Shapes

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can spot parallel lines in a rectangle, in a square, and in a parallelogram. You will learn how many pairs of parallel lines each of these shapes has.

Constructing Perpendicular Lines in Geometry

6. Constructing Perpendicular Lines in Geometry

In this video lesson, you will see how to use geometric construction to draw perpendicular lines. Learn why geometric construction is useful. Also find out the only two tools in addition to your pencil that you need to do this.

Identifying Perpendicular Lines in Geometric Shapes

7. Identifying Perpendicular Lines in Geometric Shapes

Do you know what a perpendicular line is? Do you know how to spot one in a geometric shape? This lesson will tell you how to spot perpendicular lines in squares, rectangles, triangles, and trapezoids.

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