Ch 28: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadrilaterals

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Rediscover quadrilaterals by watching short video lessons and taking self-assessment quizzes. This comprehensive review of parallelograms, trapezoids and more can help you study for the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III Math test.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadrilaterals - Chapter Summary

Improve your ability to succeed on the NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III Math test by reviewing quadrilaterals. After watching the video lessons in this chapter, you will be able to address the following on the exam:

  • Defining and identifying properties and types of quadrilaterals
  • Examining parallelograms and exploring properties and proof theorems
  • Understanding the meaning and properties of the rhombus
  • Analyzing kites in geometry and their properties
  • Describing the properties and construction of rectangles
  • Explaining the meaning and properties of squares and trapezoids

The videos are short, averaging about 10 minutes apiece, which helps make the process of condensing months of math coursework easier. Tailor the lessons to your studying needs, watching them in any sequence and as often as you'd like.

NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadrilaterals Chapter Objectives

The NES Essential Academic Skills Subtest III Math test is one of four total subtests that gauge your comprehension of reading, writing, math and technology literacy as you prepare to secure educator certification to teach in your state. This math subtest consists of 45 multiple-choice questions that are broken into five test competencies. Topics in this quadrilateral chapter are found in the 0003 competency, which explores measurement principles and geometric concepts.

This chapter offers a number of resources you can use to enhance your studies for the test. Watch the video lessons or access full video transcripts to refresh your knowledge of quadrilaterals. Also, take self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam to gauge how well you understand lesson concepts.

7 Lessons in Chapter 28: NES Essential Academic Skills Math: Quadrilaterals
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What is a Quadrilateral? - Definition, Properties, Types & Examples

1. What is a Quadrilateral? - Definition, Properties, Types & Examples

This lesson explains the definition and properties of a quadrilateral. We will look at examples of two categories of quadrilaterals. At the end, you will be able to test your knowledge with a quiz.

Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

2. Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can identify parallelograms. You will see the unique properties that belong to the parallelogram. You will see the special side and angle characteristics needed to prove a certain shape is a parallelogram.

What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

3. What Is a Rhombus? - Definition and Properties

Watch this video lesson to learn why rhombuses are a special type of quadrilateral. Also, learn why a rhombus is also a parallelogram. Watch as we explore the sides and angles of a rhombus.

Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

4. Kites in Geometry: Definition and Properties

A kite in geometry looks a lot like a kite in the sky! Watch this video lesson to see for yourself. Also, learn about the side and angle properties of kites that make them unique.

Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

5. Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

Watch this video lesson to learn a bit about rectangles. Learn why rectangles are the building blocks of many homes. Also, learn about the properties that make a rectangle unique from other shapes. Finally, learn how you can draw one.

Squares: Definition and Properties

6. Squares: Definition and Properties

Squares can be found in many places in the real world. Watch this video lesson to see how useful they can be and also to learn how to find the perimeter and area of a square.

Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

7. Trapezoids: Definition and Properties

Watch this video lesson to learn what a trapezoid has to do with a triangle. Also, learn the special words that describe the various parts of a trapezoid. You will also see special types of trapezoids.

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