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Ch 42: ORELA Math: Analytical Geometry

About This Chapter

ORELA Mathematics has been replaced with the NES Mathematics certification exam. Before you take the NES Mathematics test, watch these lesson videos to review the Cartesian coordinate system and how to plot specific points and lines.

ORELA Math: Analytical Geometry - Chapter Summary

With this series of lesson videos you can review what you need to know for the ORELA Math exam about analytical geometry and the Cartesian coordinate system. Each video lesson is taught by an expert instructor who is available to answer any questions you may have so that you can master the material on:

  • Plotting points and lines on the Cartesian coordinate system
  • Using the midpoint formula and distance formulas
  • Calculating the slopes of lines
  • Conducting transformations in mathematics

After completing the lesson videos, work on the worksheets and quizzes of the chapter to fortify your mastery over analytical geometry. Use the results from your lesson quizzes to find topics you don't understand, then reinforce your understanding of these areas by returning to the lesson videos with video tags, or reading the lesson transcripts.

6 Lessons in Chapter 42: ORELA Math: Analytical Geometry
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The Cartesian Coordinate System: Plotting Points & Graphing Lines

1. The Cartesian Coordinate System: Plotting Points & Graphing Lines

Watch this video lesson to see how useful the Cartesian coordinate system is. Learn how points are labeled and how you can plot points and graph lines using the system.

How to Use The Midpoint Formula

2. How to Use The Midpoint Formula

The formula for the midpoint of a line segment will tell you how to find the middle of any line segment on the x, y plane. Learn about this formula and see how it is used to find the midpoint of a line segment.

How to Use The Distance Formula

3. How to Use The Distance Formula

You can't always rely on your smartphone to tell you how far you need to travel to get from point A to point B. The distance formula will tell you the distance between any two points on a graph. In this lesson, you'll learn where it comes from and how to use it!

Calculating the Slope of a Line: Point-Slope Form, Slope-Intercept Form & More

4. Calculating the Slope of a Line: Point-Slope Form, Slope-Intercept Form & More

Being able to calculate the slope of a line is a very useful skill to have. Why? Watch this video lesson to find out and learn how to find the slope when working with various equations and various lines.

Transformations in Math: Definition & Graph

5. Transformations in Math: Definition & Graph

In geometry, transformation refers to the movement of objects in the coordinate plane. This lesson will define and give examples of each of the four common transformations and end with a quiz to make sure you are moving in the right direction.

What is Translation in Math? - Definition, Examples, & Terms

6. What is Translation in Math? - Definition, Examples, & Terms

In mathematics, translation refers to moving an object without changing it in any other way. This lesson will describe how to translate an object and give some examples. A quiz will follow to test your knowledge.

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