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Ch 43: SHSAT Math: Perimeter & Area

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The videos in this chapter can make studying for the SHSAT simple and fun. Prepare for the math portion of the exam by watching lessons that cover perimeter and area then take short quizzes to see how well you understand the subject.

SHSAT Math: Perimeter & Area - Chapter Summary

As you study for the SHSAT, it's good to feel confident that you can answer questions you will face on the exam. This chapter can help boost your confidence by exploring perimeter and area to ensure you're ready to address the following on the test:

  • Understanding the perimeter of triangles and rectangles
  • Showing how to measure the area of a parallelogram
  • Measuring the area of a rhombus, rectangle and trapezoid
  • Finding the area of triangles and rectangles

The lessons are presented by subject matter experts who have a wealth of knowledge on the subject of perimeter and area. You can get the detailed definitions and formulas you need to solve problems on the exam, while enjoy the visually entertaining format of the videos that makes learning fun.

SHSAT Math: Perimeter & Area Chapter Objectives

As an 8th or 9th grader who wants to get into your New York City Specialized High School of choice, it's good to prepare as much as possible to get a high composite score on the exam. The test is broken into two sections: verbal and math. The highest composite score you can receive is 800. This SHSAT Math: Perimeter & Area chapter prepares you for the math portion of the test by getting you ready for questions related to geometry.

After watching the lessons, if you need to review a topic, you can click links in the timelines located below the videos to jump to those sections. The self-assessment quiz with each lesson can help you get used to answering multiple-choice questions similar to those you'll see on the exam. You can expect to answer 50 word problems and computation questions on the math portion of the SHSAT.

6 Lessons in Chapter 43: SHSAT Math: Perimeter & Area
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

1. Perimeter of Triangles and Rectangles

Without realizing it, we calculate and use the perimeter of triangles and rectangles in regular everyday situations. Learn more about the perimeter of triangles and rectangles in this lesson, and test your knowledge with a quiz.

Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

2. Measuring the Area of a Parallelogram: Formula & Examples

Watch this video lesson to learn the simple formula to find the area of a parallelogram. Learn what measurements you need, how to label your parallelogram, and how to use the formula.

Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

3. Measuring the Area of a Rhombus: Formula & Examples

Did you know that there are three ways to find the area of a rhombus? Watch this video lesson to learn all three of them. See what information you need for each method as well as the steps required for each.

Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples

4. Measuring the Area of a Rectangle: Formula & Examples

Look around you, and you see rectangles all over the place. And if you see paint, carpet, or anything that covers a rectangular area, you can be sure that someone has measured the area of the rectangle. Watch this video lesson to learn more.

Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

5. Measuring the Area of a Trapezoid

In this video lesson, you will watch and learn how you can find the area of trapezoid. Learn what measurements you need to have on hand as well as the formula that you need to use.

Area of Triangles and Rectangles

6. Area of Triangles and Rectangles

How do you find out the area of rectangles and triangles? Learn how in this lesson! We'll look at the formulas, then practice solving problems for each shape.

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