# Ch 28: Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Geometry Formulas

### About This Chapter

## How It Works:

- Find the lesson within this chapter that corresponds to what you're studying in the Geometry Formulas chapter of your textbook.
- Watch fun videos that cover the geometry formula topics you need to learn or review.
- Complete the quiz after watching each video lesson 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.

## Chapter Topics

You'll learn all of the geometry formula topics covered in the textbook chapter, including:

- Calculating the area of a triangle with Heron's formula
- Using the Pythagorean theorem to find the missing side length of a triangle
- Definition and formula for finding the geometric mean

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### 1. Using Heron's Formula in Geometry

Heron's formula is used to find a triangle's area with only the knowledge of the length of the triangle's sides. Explore how to use this formula in geometry using the sides of the triangle to find 's' and calculate the area.

### 2. The Pythagorean Theorem: Practice and Application

Discover how the Pythagorean theorem helps people to solve for all sides of a triangle. Learn about the basics, purpose, and applications of the Pythagorean theorem.

### 3. Geometric Mean: Definition and Formula

Geometric mean is used to calculate the average rate of growth when the growth is determined by multiplication. Learn about geometric mean, its uses, the formula to find it, and how to use the formula.

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### Other Chapters

Other chapters within the Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Online Textbook Help course

- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Whole Number & Money Arithmetic
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Equations & Order of Operations
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Fractional Parts
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Lines, Segments & Rays
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Perimeter of Geometric Shapes
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Number Lines
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Sequences, Symmetry & Scale
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Problem Solving Strategies
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Place Value, Negative Numbers & Rounding
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Line Graphs
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Prime Factorization & GCF
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Divisibility
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Ratios & Proportions
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Expanded Notation & Time Problems
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Operations With Fractions & Mixed Numbers
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Reducing Fractions
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Multiples
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Percents
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Decimals
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Comparing & Simplifying Decimals
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Square Roots
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Exponents
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Circles
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Triangles
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Angles
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Quadrilaterals
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Complex Shapes & Cylinders
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Functions & Graphing
- Saxon Math 7/6 Homeschool: Operations With Integers