Ch 30: Real World Shapes

About This Chapter

Boost your knowledge of real-world shapes with this series of fun geometry lessons and self-assessments. This math chapter is a great option for those who need extra geometry help or a resource to study for upcoming exams.

Real World Shapes - Chapter Summary

Explore 2-dimensional and 3-dimensional figures with this comprehensive math chapter. Containing short and memorable lessons, the chapter shows you how to approximate real-world objects using a variety of geometric shapes. Our expert instructors also help you understand the differences between Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry. By the end of the chapter, you should be equipped to:

  • Recognize examples of cross sections
  • Evaluate the nets of 3D figures
  • Assess 2D views of 3D objects
  • Use geometric shapes to approximate real-world objects
  • Apply geometry to solve a variety of design problems
  • Understand geometric relationships by using software
  • Compare Euclidean and non-Euclidean geometry

When you're finished working through each lesson, try the accompanying self-assessment quiz to see how well you understand the information. The chapter concludes with a multiple-choice exam to help you practice solving geometry problems that involve real-world shapes. Work through the chapter at your own pace and keep track of your progress from your course dashboard.

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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