# Ch 36: MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Understanding Lines in Geometry

### About This Chapter

## MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Understanding Lines in Geometry - Chapter Summary

Give yourself the chance to identify and work with different types of lines by going through the lessons in this chapter. This is the best way to prepare for the exam, which has questions about:

- Horizontal and parallel lines
- Line graphs and line segments
- Definition and examples of a straight line
- Transverse lines
- Rays and skew lines

Our chapter gives you the resources and tools to excel on the exam. All you have to do is review the lessons, then complete the self-assessment quizzes to see how much knowledge you gained from this chapter. All of these resources are available online, and you can use them as many times as you want.

### 1. Skew Lines in Geometry: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, learn the definition of skew lines. You will also learn tips for differentiating skew lines from parallel lines, as well as look at some examples.

### 2. What are Horizontal Lines? - Definition & Equations

In this lesson, we will learn about horizontal lines. What properties are unique to horizontal lines? How do you recognize the graph or equation of a horizontal line? These questions will be investigated here.

### 3. What are Parallel Lines? - Definition & Concept

In this lesson, you will learn about parallel lines and how you can identify and label them. You'll also find out how they are similar to things found in everyday life.

### 4. What is a Line Graph? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we'll explore the function and examples of a line graph. Then, you will learn to create questions and interpret data from line graphs. A brief quiz follows.

### 5. What is a Line Segment in Geometry? - Definition, Formula & Example

Line segments are essential elements to many geometric concepts. In this lesson you will explore line segments in geometry, learn the formula for finding the length of a line segment, review what you've learned with some examples, and test your understanding with a short quiz.

### 6. What is a Straight Line? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will learn the definition and properties of a straight line. You will be given plenty of examples to ensure your understanding of straight lines. Following the lesson will be a brief quiz to test your new knowledge.

### 7. Line Segments & Rays: Definition & Measurement

Watch this video lesson to learn the difference between a line segment and a ray. You will also learn how to measure and add line segments. Learn why you can't measure or add a ray.

### 8. 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.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the MTEL Mathematics (Elementary) (53): Practice & Study Guide course

- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Number Sense
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Mathematical Operations
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Factoring & Divisibility
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Real Numbers
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Prime Factorization
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Rational Numbers
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Numbers
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Roots
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Exponents
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Exponential Expressions & Scientific Notation
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Absolute Value
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Integers
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Estimating & Rounding
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Principles of Fractions
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Operations with Fractions
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Introduction to Decimals
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Operations with Decimals
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Percents
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Descriptive Statistics
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Summarizing Data
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Principles of Sampling
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Regression & Correlation
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Principles of Probability
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Functions
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Understanding Algebraic Expressions
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Solving Algebraic Equations
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Linear Relations
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Graphing Linear Equations
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Ratios & Proportions
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Polynomial Functions
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Quadratic Functions
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Rational Functions
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Exponential Functions
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Principles of Measurement
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Principles of Geometry
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Principles of Geometric Figures
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Properties of Triangles
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Proof of Theorems
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Quadrilaterals
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Polygons
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Circles & Circular Arcs
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Principles of Geometric Solids
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Parallel Lines & Symmetry
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Transformations in Geometry
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Understanding Coordinate Geometry
- MTEL Mathematics (Elementary School) Flashcards