# Ch 12: Praxis I Math: Geometry

This chapter covers all the geometry topics you need to know for the Praxis Core: Mathematics exam, including the mathematical rules concerning basic shapes such as squares, rectangles, triangles and circles. The engaging lessons can help you review how to calculate perimeter, area and volume using mathematical formulas.

## Praxis I Math: Geometry - Chapter Summary

As you work through this chapter, you can review some of the most basic tenets of mathematics as laid out by the ancient Greeks and Egyptians as part of your preparations for the Praxis Core Academic Skills for Educators: Mathematics exam. Refresh your knowledge on how the angles and faces of simple geometrical shapes relate to each other mathematically, and practice using those relationships to discover missing information such as the angle of a vertex or the length of a side.

After completing this chapter, you should be able to:

• Describe the properties of squares, rectangles and rhombuses
• List the different types of triangles
• Understand how to calculate the area of triangles and rectangles
• Explain how to determine the volume of simple shapes
• Understand the difference between area and volume
• Calculate the perimeter of a circle
• Know how to find the angle of a vertex

Each lesson within this chapter includes a brief video and text transcript. The included quizzes and chapter exam can also be used to test your understanding of the material before taking the Praxis Core: Mathematics test. For further explanation of key topics, you can always reach out to Study.com's professional educators.

12 Lessons in Chapter 12: Praxis I Math: Geometry
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