Ch 30: Saxon Algebra 1/2: Geometric Solids

About This Chapter

The Geometric Solids chapter of this Saxon Algebra 1/2 Companion Course helps students learn the essential lessons associated with geometric solids. Each of these simple and fun video lessons is about five minutes long and is sequenced to align with the Geometric Solids textbook chapter.

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Saxon Geometric Solids chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the geometric solids topics you need to learn or review.
  • Complete the quizzes to test your understanding.
  • If you need additional help, rewatch the videos until you've mastered the material or submit a question for one of our instructors.

Students will learn:

  • The formulas for finding a cylinder's area and volume
  • Definitions for prisms, cones and rectangular pyramids
  • Surface area and volume formulas for spheres

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5 Lessons in Chapter 30: Saxon Algebra 1/2: Geometric Solids
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
What Are Cylinders? - Definition, Area & Volume

1. What Are Cylinders? - Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn why soda cans are cylinders and the method by which you can discover how much soda can fit inside by finding the volume. You will also learn about finding a cylinder's surface area.

Prisms: Definition, Area & Volume

2. Prisms: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson and you will see that there are different kinds of prisms. You will also learn how to separate a prism into its various parts so you can easily find the surface area. You will also learn the formula for the volume.

Cones: Definition, Area & Volume

3. Cones: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn where in the real world you will see cones. Also, you will learn the formulas for finding the surface area and volume of these cones.

Rectangular & Square Pyramids: Definition & Examples

4. Rectangular & Square Pyramids: Definition & Examples

In this lesson, we will take a tour of the ancient pyramids of Egypt. We will look at the mathematical aspects of these pyramids, focusing on square and rectangular pyramids, in particular. We will also see some examples of these shapes in the modern world around us.

Spheres: Definition, Area & Volume

5. Spheres: Definition, Area & Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can find the surface area and volume of spheres. Learn the formulas and measurements you need to solve problems and discover how to identify spheres in the real world.

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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