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Ch 12: Ohio EOCE - Geometry: Geometric Properties with Equations

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Learn about topics related to geometric properties with equations by reviewing the lessons contained in this chapter. These lessons will serve as valuable study guides for the Ohio EOCE covering geometry.

Ohio EOCE Geometry: Geometric Properties with Equations - Chapter Summary

If you wish to do well on the Ohio End of Course Exam (EOCE) on Geometry, make sure that your knowledge of the field includes a solid understanding of geometric properties with equations. If you want to study up on this subject, go through the lessons included within this chapter for helpful overviews of relevant topics. The topics you will encounter in the lessons include:

  • Parabolas
  • How to graph parabolas
  • The standard form of parabola equations
  • Standard, intercept and vortex parabolas
  • Hyperbolas
  • Identifying a conic section by its formulas
  • Line segments and rays

You can test your understanding of these topics by answering the practice quiz questions in the chapter. A comprehensive chapter exam lets you determine areas in which your knowledge may be lacking, and video tags make it easy to return to the lessons for review. If you need additional help, use our ask-an-expert feature to pose questions to the instructors. Once you have completed this chapter, you'll have a much better chance of doing well on the Ohio Geometry EOCE itself.

12 Lessons in Chapter 12: Ohio EOCE - Geometry: Geometric Properties with Equations
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What is a Parabola?

1. What is a Parabola?

A parabola is the U shape that we get when we graph a quadratic equation. We actually see parabolas all over the place in real life. In this lesson, learn where, and the correct vocab to use when talking about them.

Using Quadratic Models to Find Minimum & Maximum Values: Definition, Steps & Example

2. Using Quadratic Models to Find Minimum & Maximum Values: Definition, Steps & Example

Minimum and maximum values are found in parabolas that open up or down. In this lesson, learn how to find the minimum and maximum values algebraically and graphically.

The Parabola: Definition & Graphing

3. The Parabola: Definition & Graphing

Watch this video lesson to learn what a parabola is and how you can graph it. Find out how to extract useful information from the standard form equation of a parabola to help you graph it.

Perfect Parabola: Definition & Explanation

4. Perfect Parabola: Definition & Explanation

Perfect parabolas are created from formulas and can also be hand-drawn. Learn how you can draw your own and what the mathematical formulas look like. Also learn what makes a parabola perfect.

How to Write the Equation of a Parabola in Standard Form

5. How to Write the Equation of a Parabola in Standard Form

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to write the equation of a parabola in standard form when given just two important points from the parabola. Learn what these two points are and how they relate to the parabola.

Parabolas in Standard, Intercept, and Vertex Form

6. Parabolas in Standard, Intercept, and Vertex Form

By rearranging a quadratic equation, you can end up with an infinite number of ways to express the same thing. Learn about the three main forms of a quadratic and the pros and cons of each.

Find the Axis Of Symmetry: Equation, Formula & Vertex

7. Find the Axis Of Symmetry: Equation, Formula & Vertex

This lesson discusses how to locate the axis of symmetry of a parabola in the standard x-y coordinate plane. Learn how the vertex of the parabola relates to its axis of symmetry and how to determine the axis of symmetry from a quadratic equation.

The Hyperbola: Definition, Vertices, Foci & Graphing

8. The Hyperbola: Definition, Vertices, Foci & Graphing

In this video lesson, we'll learn what a hyperbola is and how to graph one using the standard equation to find the center point, vertices and focus points.

How to Write the Equation of a Hyperbola in Standard Form

9. How to Write the Equation of a Hyperbola in Standard Form

When it comes to equations in algebra, there is most always a standard form that provides us with useful information. Watch this video lesson to learn how to write the standard form equation of a hyperbola by using information about the hyperbola.

How to Identify a Conic Section by Its Formulas

10. How to Identify a Conic Section by Its Formulas

In algebra, we have a formula for everything. Take a cone and slice it and we have a formula for the shape that results. Watch this video lesson to learn how to distinguish between these formulas.

Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula

11. Equation of a Line Using Point-Slope Formula

It's time for a road trip to Las Vegas, and after four hours of driving at 60 mph ... Are we there yet? Learn the point-slope form of the equation of a line to help answer this age-old question.

Line Segments & Rays: Definition & Measurement

12. 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.

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