# Ch 7: Solving Basic Geometric Problems

### About This Chapter

If you're having a hard time solving basic geometric problems, check out the resources provided in this engaging chapter. We've outlined these math concepts clearly in our short video and text lessons so you can prepare for an exam or work towards a better grade in class.

## Solving Basic Geometric Problems - Chapter Summary

This chapter covers solving basic geometric problems for your review. When you work through these lessons, you'll study the formulas for diameter and perimeter, the definition of area, and the properties of similar and congruent shapes. Once you complete this chapter, you should be able to:

• Describe how dimension changes affect perimeter, area, surface area and volume
• Use a formula to determine the radius of a circle
• Differentiate between area and circumference in a circle
• Define surface area and the volume of shapes
• Discuss 2D views of 3D objects
• Explain the properties of similar and congruent solids
• Apply scale factors to the area, volume and perimeter of similar figures

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12 Lessons in Chapter 7: Solving Basic Geometric Problems
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