Ch 26: NYSTCE Mathematics: Geometric Solids

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Gain greater insight into geometric solids by reviewing the short lessons in this chapter. You can revisit platonic solids, prisms, pyramids and more to ensure you're ready to tackle questions on the NYSTCE Mathematics assessment.

NYSTCE Mathematics: Geometric Solids - Chapter Summary

This chapter is filled with engaging video lessons you can watch to brush up on your knowledge of geometric solids. Self-assessment quizzes are available to test your comprehension of the subject. Upon completion of this chapter, you will be more than ready to:

  • Share the meaning of planes and the polyhedron
  • Define and identify types of platonic solids
  • Describe three-dimensional shapes in geometry
  • Provide the definitions and formulas for prisms, pyramids and cylinders
  • Demonstrate your understanding of and ability to find the areas and volumes for cones and spheres

Subject matter experts present the lessons in a fun and engaging manner that incorporates entertaining visual and audio effects. Get the refresher of geometric solids you need, then test your readiness to take the exam with short quizzes and a chapter exam. With each video is a full transcript equipped with helpful vocabulary words that can deepen your understanding of the lesson concepts. If you have questions about topics in this chapter, don't hesitate to submit them to our experts.

8 Lessons in Chapter 26: NYSTCE Mathematics: Geometric Solids
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Planes and the Polyhedron: Definition and Example

1. Planes and the Polyhedron: Definition and Example

Did you ever wonder what the pyramids in Egypt have to do with math? Watch this video to find out where in math a pyramid comes into play. Also, learn how flat, 2-dimensional shapes also come into play.

What Are Platonic Solids? - Definition and Types

2. What Are Platonic Solids? - Definition and Types

Watch this video lesson, and you will learn that there are only five platonic solids in the whole world. You will also learn what they look like and see real-life examples.

Overview of Three-dimensional Shapes in Geometry

3. 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.

Prisms: Definition, Area & Volume

4. Prisms: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson and you will see that there are different kinds of prisms. You will also learn how to separate a prism into its various parts so you can easily find the surface area. You will also learn the formula for the volume.

Pyramids: Definition, Area & Volume

5. Pyramids: Definition, Area & Volume

Do you think of the great pyramids of Egypt when you hear the word pyramids? Watch this video lesson to learn why they are called pyramids and also how to find their surface area and volume.

What Are Cylinders? - Definition, Area & Volume

6. What Are Cylinders? - Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn why soda cans are cylinders and the method by which you can discover how much soda can fit inside by finding the volume. You will also learn about finding a cylinder's surface area.

Cones: Definition, Area & Volume

7. Cones: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn where in the real world you will see cones. Also, you will learn the formulas for finding the surface area and volume of these cones.

Spheres: Definition, Area & Volume

8. Spheres: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can find the surface area and volume of spheres. Learn the formulas and measurements you need to solve problems and discover how to identify spheres in the real world.

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