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Ch 17: Spherical Geometry

About This Chapter

From arc length to circumference, enhance your knowledge of spherical geometry using this helpful chapter. Refer to these lessons to support your math class studies or as you prepare for student assessment or even college admissions or placement exams.

Spherical Geometry - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you can review details about calculating the arc length of a sector and the area and circumference of a circle. This material is presented in an easy and engaging way, using definitions, examples and illustrations to facilitate your learning experience. Lesson quizzes also provide you with the opportunity to practice the methods and formulas discussed to ensure that you fully understand the concepts being discussed. Once you have completed your review of this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

  • Calculate the area and circumference of a circle
  • Differentiate between major and minor arcs
  • Understand how to measure an arc
  • Describe how to measure the arc length of a sector
  • Apply trigonometry and Pythagoras' theorem to solve right-angle triangles within a sphere

These video and text lessons offer a quick and effective way to reinforce what you might already know or to learn new facts about spherical geometry. Each lesson is accessible 24/7 from any device, so your studies will fit your busy schedule. Use the self-assessment quizzes to determine how much you have taken away from each lesson and whether you need further review in any of these topics.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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