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Ch 33: PLACE Mathematics: Foundations of Geometry

About This Chapter

This chapter delves into the fundamentals of geometry to help with your studying for the PLACE Mathematics exam. Utilize the videos, text lessons and quizzes to help you understand the subject matter fully.

PLACE Mathematics: Foundations of Geometry - Chapter Summary

Our short video lessons explain core elements of geometry, like consistency and completeness, as well as points, lines and planes. Understanding the basics of geometry can make the subject less intimidating and can give you the self-assurance you need to move through the test efficiently. Some of the topics in this chapter include:

  • Properties of the axiomatic system
  • Undefined geometric terms, such as set, point, line and plane
  • Examples of properties and postulates of geometric figures
  • Algebraic laws and geometric postulates

Expert instructors lead you through each lesson, providing advice and background so you are confident to take this certification exam. Use our multiple-choice quizzes to practice answering the types of questions you'll see on the actual PLACE Mathematics test.

Objectives of the PLACE Mathematics: Foundations of Geometry Chapter

The PLACE Mathematics exam may test your knowledge of the axiomatic system and your ability to use geometric properties and postulates to solve problems. The topics in this Foundations of Geometry chapter are part of the Measurement and Geometry portion of the exam. This portion constitutes about 19% of the PLACE Mathematics test as a whole, which means of the approximately 100 questions on the test, 19 of them are about measurement and geometry. All questions are multiple choice and require you to pick the correct answer.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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