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Who's It For?
Anyone who needs help learning or mastering parallel line proofs in geometry will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn parallel line proofs in geometry. Among those who would benefit are:
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding parallel line proofs in geometry
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- Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
- Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
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Students Will Review:
This chapter helps students review the concepts in a parallel lines proof in geometry unit of a standard geometry course. Topics covered include:
- The different angles formed by a transversal
- Parallel, perpendicular, and transverse lines
- The Parallel Postulate
- Proving parallel lines with converse statements
- Methods to prove lines as parallel
1. Parallel, Perpendicular and Transverse Lines
What are the different types of lines? Where are they visible in the real world and how can you recognize them? Find out here and test your knowledge with a quiz.
2. Angles Formed by a Transversal
When you have a pair of parallel lines and a transversal, something very interesting happens to the angles that are formed. You can see this happen in real life at street intersections and such. Watch this video lesson to learn about all of this.
3. Parallel Lines: How to Prove Lines Are Parallel
Watch this video lesson to learn how you can prove that two lines are parallel just by matching up pairs of angles. Learn which angles to pair up and what to look for.
4. Using Converse Statements to Prove Lines Are Parallel
Because a pair of parallel lines produces unique angle characteristics, we can use this information to our advantage. Watch this video lesson to see how we turn this advantage into converse statements to help us prove parallel lines.
5. The Parallel Postulate: Definition & Examples
In this lesson, you will learn about an important postulate in Euclidean geometry, called the Parallel Postulate. It sounds kind of hard, but this lesson explains it in simple terms and provides several examples of it as well.
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