Ch 31: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Geometric Symmetry

About This Chapter

Explore this chapter if you're planning to take the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination soon. Its lessons highlight geometric symmetry and provide examples for you to work with as you build upon what you've learned previously.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Geometric Symmetry - Chapter Summary

Turn to the video lessons in this chapter in order to advance your knowledge of geometric symmetry. Before you sit for the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination, take the opportunity to learn more about various kinds of lines and their proper construction. As you review, you could recall how to recognize real-life examples of perpendicular lines and remember how to measure angles during geometric construction. This chapter might help you to:

  • Identify lines of symmetry in geometric shapes
  • Distinguish between parallel, perpendicular and transverse lines
  • Correctly use a compass and pencil to draw lines
  • Define and make use of geometric lines

About ten minutes long each, the videos are presented by experienced educators who can also answer your questions on geometric symmetry. Since the videos are animated and entertaining, you can have fun while you review some of the concepts you'll encounter on the NES Essential Academic Skills Math examination. Focus on the areas you're not familiar with by using the rewind and pause features. You can also utilize the video tags that jump from one main topic to the next. Evaluate your progress with the multiple-choice lesson quizzes.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Geometric Symmetry Chapter Objectives

There are five competencies on the computer-based NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III - Mathematics examination. While you'll find questions on areas such as algebra, number operations, statistics and mathematical communications, the geometry section is where you'll demonstrate your knowledge of geometric symmetry. Apply your ability to solve these problems and to teach these subjects in your classroom so that you can earn a teaching certification. Provide accurate answers to the assessment's 45 multiple-choice questions during the hour-long examination.

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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