Ch 33: SHSAT Math: Triangles

Explore engaging video lessons to learn more about triangles as you study for the Specialized High School Admissions Test (SHSAT). Take advantage of expert instruction and lesson quizzes designed to gauge your readiness to take the test.

SHSAT Math: Triangles - Chapter Summary

Take a closer look at triangles to simplify the process of preparing for math questions on the SHSAT. Use the video lessons in this chapter to make sure you can answer questions on the exam that address the following:

• Defining and identifying the properties of a triangle
• Understanding how to classify triangles by angles and sides
• Analyzing interior and exterior angles of triangles
• Identifying similar triangles and constructing the median of a triangle
• Examining median, altitude and angle bisectors of a triangle
• Reviewing types of geometric construction
• Describing properties of concurrent lines in a triangle

Expert instructors present the video lessons in a high-quality visual format that makes learning fun. Full lesson transcripts are also available to ensure you fully comprehend all aspects of triangles as you prepare to take the exam.

Objectives of the SHSAT Math: Triangles Chapter

A major goal of the SHSAT Math: Triangles chapter is to provide you with the resources you need to prepare for the exam. Watching the videos helps you better understand triangles so you're ready to answer related questions on the test. You can also use the self-assessment quizzes in this chapter as practice tests to ensure you're ready for the multiple-choice format you'll see on exam day. If you need help with specific topics within the lessons, you can submit your questions to available tutors and coaches.

The SHSAT is an admission requirement for students in the 8th and 9th grades who want to attend New York City specialized high schools. It is composed of two sections: mathematics and verbal. The math section consist of 50 computation questions and word problems that explore arithmetic, geometry, algebra, statistics, trigonometry (for 9th graders only) and probability. The total test is 150 minutes in length with students getting 75 minutes to complete the math section. The maximum composite score a student can earn is 800.

9 Lessons in Chapter 33: SHSAT Math: Triangles
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