Ch 26: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Geometric Properties & Theorems

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Seize the opportunity to expand your comprehension of geometric properties and theorems by viewing this chapter's lessons. Review the material in order to understand some of the questions you'll find on the MTEL Middle School Math/Science test.

MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Geometric Properties & Theorems - Chapter Summary

Get ready for the MTEL Middle School Math/Science examination by brushing up on geometric properties and theorems. This chapter's animated video lessons are designed to provide you with an overview of two- and three-dimensional geometric shapes. By offering several examples, the lessons ensure that you know how to find the properties of various shapes, including prisms, cubes and squares. The lessons in this chapter cover:

  • The importance of postulates and points
  • Basic 2D and 3D geometric shapes
  • Properties of rectangles, rhombuses and squares
  • Application of the Pythagorean theorem

Teachers who have backgrounds in mathematics and science lead these educational video lessons in order to help you prepare for the MTEL Middle School Math/Science examination. You'll have the ability to submit your questions interactively as you work through each of the lessons. Text transcripts include bold keywords and video tags make it easy to skip from one topic to another. Watch the videos online with your mobile technology or print out the written material, including worksheets and quizzes, for easy reference.

7 Lessons in Chapter 26: MTEL Middle School Math/Science: Geometric Properties & Theorems
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Properties and Postulates of Geometric Figures

1. Properties and Postulates of Geometric Figures

In geometry, there are some basic postulates that are relied upon as the basis for other theorems. Watch this video to learn about the postulates that deal with points, lines, and planes.

Overview of the Basic Shapes in Geometry

2. Overview of the Basic Shapes in Geometry

Watch this video lesson to learn about some basic shapes in geometry. These are the shapes that you will come across most often in math. Watch as triangles, rectangles, pentagons, and circles come by.

What are 2D Shapes? - Definition & Examples

3. What are 2D Shapes? - Definition & Examples

In this lesson, you will find out how a flat piece of paper will help you determine what shapes are considered 2D. You will also learn the wide variety of 2D shapes you may encounter in life.

Finding the Properties of Three-Dimensional Objects on the SAT

4. Finding the Properties of Three-Dimensional Objects on the SAT

Struggling with 3-D geometry problems on the SAT, like the problems about cubes and spheres? In this lesson, you'll learn how to crack them by breaking them down into more familiar 2-D shapes and solving from there.

Overview of Three-dimensional Shapes in Geometry

5. Overview of Three-dimensional Shapes in Geometry

We are surrounded by three-dimensional shapes. Watch this video lesson to see what some three-dimensional shapes look like, such as a cube, a sphere, a brick, and a cylinder.

Properties of Shapes: Rectangles, Squares and Rhombuses

6. Properties of Shapes: Rectangles, Squares and Rhombuses

What's the difference between a square and a rectangle? What about a rhombus and a square? In this lesson, we'll look at the properties of these shapes.

The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application

7. The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application

The Pythagorean theorem is one of the most famous geometric theorems. Written by the Greek mathematician Pythagoras, this theorem makes it possible to find a missing side length of a right triangle. Learn more about the famous theorem here and test your understanding with a quiz.

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