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Ch 35: Praxis Middle School Math: Polygons

About This Chapter

Use this chapter to review the basics of polygons. As you prepare for the Praxis Middle School Mathematics exam, these lessons will help you refresh your knowledge so you can answer related questions about geometry.

Praxis Middle School Math: Polygons - Chapter Summary

In this chapter you will be exposed to polygons as part of your studies for the Praxis Middle School Mathematics exam. These lessons will address the following:

  • Examples of polygons and regular polygons
  • Determining a polygon's number of diagonals
  • Formulas for finding a regular polygon's area
  • Measuring a polygon's angles

If you comprehend instruction better by reading it, you may consult the full transcriptions that accompany each video lesson. You will be led through these lessons by an expert instructor, but if you need any further help, you may submit your request to our specialists, who will provide assistance as soon as they can.

5 Lessons in Chapter 35: Praxis Middle School Math: Polygons
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What Are Polygons? - Definition and Examples

1. What Are Polygons? - Definition and Examples

Watch this video lesson to see how the shapes that you grew up with are all related. Learn why the shapes of bricks, stars, and street blocks are considered polygons while the sun, moon, and rolling hills are not.

Regular Polygons: Definition & Parts

2. Regular Polygons: Definition & Parts

What makes a polygon a polygon? And what shapes are considered polygons? In this lesson, find out the answers to these questions and more as we learn all about polygons and their parts.

How to Find the Number of Diagonals in a Polygon

3. How to Find the Number of Diagonals in a Polygon

At first, you might think that the diagonals of a polygon are pretty useless, but watch this video lesson to learn how diagonals are used in real life. You will learn the formula to find how many diagonals a polygon has as well as how to use it.

Measuring the Area of Regular Polygons: Formula & Examples

4. Measuring the Area of Regular Polygons: Formula & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn why a regular polygon makes your life easier when it comes to finding the area inside one. Learn the one formula for area that will work for any type of regular polygon.

How to Measure the Angles of a Polygon & Find the Sum

5. How to Measure the Angles of a Polygon & Find the Sum

Watch this video lesson to learn the one formula that lets you find the measure of angles in any regular polygon. Also, learn how you can tell if you are working with a regular polygon or not.

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