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Ch 38: ORELA Math: Quadrilaterals

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In preparation for the ORELA Mathematics exam, watch the lessons and complete the activities of this chapter to strengthen your knowledge of the properties of quadrilaterals.

ORELA Mathematics: Quadrilaterals - Chapter Summary

Through a series of lesson videos, our expert instructors will aid in your mastery of geometry by going through the formulas used to find the perimeter and areas of different types of quadrilaterals. If at any time you become confused about a topic of these videos, be sure to send your questions to our instructors so that they can help you prepare to take the ORELA Mathematics exam. Once you have finished this chapter, you should be prepared to answer questions on:

  • Properties and proof theorems of parallelograms
  • Finding the area of rhombi and parallelograms
  • The construction and properties of rectangles
  • Properties of squares and trapezoids
  • Finding the area of complex figures

Complete the lesson quizzes of the chapter to fortify your mastery of quadrilaterals. Then, using the results of your quizzes, determine what skills you need to improve upon before taking the ORELA Mathematics exam.

ORELA Mathematics: Quadrilaterals Chapter Objectives

The ORELA Mathematics exam is used in the state of Oregon to certify math teachers. This 4.25 hours computerized exam is composed of 150 multiple-choice questions. Nineteen percent of the material covered in this certification exam belong to the Measurement and Geometry domain. The lesson videos, worksheets, and quizzes of this chapter have been compiled to aid in your review of the formulas used to find the properties of quadrilaterals.

9 Lessons in Chapter 38: ORELA Math: Quadrilaterals
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Parallelograms: Definition, Properties, and Proof Theorems

1. 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.

Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

2. Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn the simple formula to find the area of a parallelogram. Learn what measurements you need, how to label your parallelogram, and how to use the formula.

Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

3. Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

Did you know that there are three ways to find the area of a rhombus? Watch this video lesson to learn all three of them. See what information you need for each method as well as the steps required for each.

Rectangles: Definition, Properties & Construction

4. 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.

Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples

5. Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples

Look around you, and you see rectangles all over the place. And if you see paint, carpet, or anything that covers a rectangular area, you can be sure that someone has measured the area of the rectangle. Watch this video lesson to learn more.

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.

Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

8. Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

In this video lesson, you will watch and learn how you can find the area of trapezoid. Learn what measurements you need to have on hand as well as the formula that you need to use.

Area of Complex Figures

9. Area of Complex Figures

Finding the area of shapes isn't always as simple as it is with squares and rectangles. In this lesson, you'll learn how to find the area of complex figures. This includes finding the area of unusual shapes and finding the area of parts of shapes.

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