Ch 26: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Other Polygons & Their Properties

About This Chapter

You are entering a chapter full of video lessons and quizzes that will assist you with your studying of polygons and polygon properties on the math section of the Michigan Merit exam.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Other Polygons & Their Properties - Chapter Summary

You can use the short video lessons in this chapter to understand the definition and measurements of a polygon. You will also find examples of different types of polygons. The video lessons and quizzes work together to ensure that you understand the following items prior to taking the Michigan Merit Math exam:

  • Examples and definitions of polygons
  • Definition and characteristics of regular polygons
  • Diagonals included in a polygon
  • Polygons: area and perimeter
  • Examples of regular polygons
  • 180 degrees of a triangle
  • Sum of the angles in a polygon

After you watch the video lessons and take the quizzes, you can read through the video transcripts quickly. If you miss any of the quiz questions, you can go straight to the portions of the videos that explain the correct answers. Please do not hesitate to let our experts know if you have any questions.

Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Other Polygons & Their Properties Objectives

This chapter's lessons and quizzes are related to the topics found in the Geometry and Trigonometry section of the Michigan Merit Exam. You can expect to be responsible for answering approximately 25 multiple-choice math questions on one of the exam days. You may also see questions asking you to find the perimeter and area of different types of polygons.

7 Lessons in Chapter 26: Michigan Merit Exam - Math: Other Polygons & Their Properties
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What Are Polygons? - Definition and Examples

1. What Are Polygons? - Definition and Examples

Watch this video lesson to see how the shapes that you grew up with are all related. Learn why the shapes of bricks, stars, and street blocks are considered polygons while the sun, moon, and rolling hills are not.

Regular Polygons: Definition & Parts

2. Regular Polygons: Definition & Parts

What makes a polygon a polygon? And what shapes are considered polygons? In this lesson, find out the answers to these questions and more as we learn all about polygons and their parts.

How to Find the Number of Diagonals in a Polygon

3. How to Find the Number of Diagonals in a Polygon

At first, you might think that the diagonals of a polygon are pretty useless, but watch this video lesson to learn how diagonals are used in real life. You will learn the formula to find how many diagonals a polygon has as well as how to use it.

Finding the Perimeter of Polygons

4. Finding the Perimeter of Polygons

In this video lesson, you will learn the process you need to take to find the perimeter of polygons. You will also learn that there is a shortcut if your polygon is a regular polygon.

Measuring the Area of Regular Polygons: Formula & Examples

5. Measuring the Area of Regular Polygons: Formula & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn why a regular polygon makes your life easier when it comes to finding the area inside one. Learn the one formula for area that will work for any type of regular polygon.

Measuring the Angles of Triangles: 180 Degrees

6. Measuring the Angles of Triangles: 180 Degrees

Watch this video lesson to see why a triangle's angles always add up to 180 degrees. Also, learn how you can use this unique fact about triangles to find an unknown angle in a triangle.

How to Measure the Angles of a Polygon & Find the Sum

7. How to Measure the Angles of a Polygon & Find the Sum

Watch this video lesson to learn the one formula that lets you find the measure of angles in any regular polygon. Also, learn how you can tell if you are working with a regular polygon or not.

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