Ch 31: Saxon Algebra 2: Triangles

About This Chapter

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

How It Works:

  • Identify the lessons in the Saxon Triangles chapter with which you need help.
  • Find the corresponding video lessons with this companion course chapter.
  • Watch fun videos that cover the triangles 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:

  • Classifications of triangles
  • Types and properties of special right triangles
  • Congruence proofs
  • How to measure the angle of a triangle
  • Applications of similar triangles
  • Overlapping triangles

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6 Lessons in Chapter 31: Saxon Algebra 2: Triangles
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Classifying Triangles by Angles and Sides

1. Classifying Triangles by Angles and Sides

Not all triangles are the same. There are equilateral, isosceles and scalene triangles. Then there are right, acute and obtuse triangles. In this lesson, we'll learn how to classify triangles using their sides and angles.

Special Right Triangles: Types and Properties

2. Special Right Triangles: Types and Properties

Not all right triangles are the same. In this lesson, we'll look at two special right triangles (30-60-90 and 45-45-90) that have unique properties to help you quickly and easily solve certain triangle problems.

Congruence Proofs: Corresponding Parts of Congruent Triangles

3. Congruence Proofs: Corresponding Parts of Congruent Triangles

Congruent triangles have congruent sides and angles, and the sides and angles of one triangle correspond to their twins in the other. In this lesson, we'll try practice with some geometric proofs based around this theorem.

Measuring the Angles of Triangles: 180 Degrees

4. Measuring the Angles of Triangles: 180 Degrees

Watch this video lesson to see why a triangle's angles always add up to 180 degrees. Also, learn how you can use this unique fact about triangles to find an unknown angle in a triangle.

Applications of Similar Triangles

5. Applications of Similar Triangles

Similar triangles are used to solve problems in everyday situations. Learn how to solve with similar triangles here, and then test your understanding with a quiz.

Overlapping Triangles: Definition & Examples

6. Overlapping Triangles: Definition & Examples

In the lesson, we will discuss overlapping triangles and where you use them in math. We will explain examples of overlapping triangles and see pictures of what they look like.

Chapter Practice Exam
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