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

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Get ready for the MTEL Mathematics (Elementary) exam by using this chapter we have designed for you. Featuring interactive resources, this chapter makes learning about lines fun and memorable.

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.

8 Lessons in Chapter 36: MTEL Mathematics (Elementary): Understanding Lines in Geometry
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Skew Lines in Geometry: Definition & Examples

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.

What are Horizontal Lines? - Definition & Equations

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.

What are Parallel Lines? - Definition & Concept

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.

What is a Line Graph? - Definition & Examples

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.

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

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.

What is a Straight Line? - Definition & Examples

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.

Line Segments & Rays: Definition & Measurement

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.

Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines

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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