# Ch 31: Praxis Mathematics: Triangles

Learn about the Pythagorean theorem, how to tell whether two triangles are similar, and more by watching engaging video lessons. Assess your progress with quizzes to help you prepare for the Praxis Mathematics examination.

## Praxis Mathematics: Triangles - Chapter Summary

By watching these video lessons in the Triangle chapter, you can add to and refresh your knowledge of concepts that come up on the Praxis Mathematics: Content Knowledge exam. This chapter covers topics including:

• Applications of similar triangles
• Finding distance with the Pythagorean theorem
• How to identify similar triangles
• Median, altitude, and angle bisectors of a triangle
• Problems solving requiring solving right triangles
• Pythagorean theorem
• Solving right triangles
• The Pythagorean theorem: converse and special cases
• The Pythagorean theorem: practice and application

Our video instructors go over the material using clear, everyday language and step-by-step instructions to help make the material easier for you to understand and remember.

### Praxis Mathematics: Objectives

The Praxis Mathematics Content Knowledge exam is used to determine your readiness to be licensed as a secondary-school math teacher. The exam looks at your abilities, skill, and knowledge in mathematical connections, problem solving, reasoning and proof, representation, and use of technology.

The test includes 50 questions, all in multiple-choice format. Triangles and the Pythagorean theorem are covered by the geometry portion of the exam, which consists of about five questions, or ten percent of the exam.

Each video lesson comes with a self-assessment quiz. As you complete each lesson, the quiz will help you demonstrate your understanding. These quizzes also allow you to gain experience with the types of questions you'll find on the actual exam.

9 Lessons in Chapter 31: Praxis Mathematics: Triangles
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Chapter Practice 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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