# Ch 19: Illinois TAP Math: Geometry

Let us help you master the principles of geometry as you prepare for the Illinois TAP Math exam. The video lessons and self-assessment quizzes will teach you definitions of geometric terms and basic calculations.

## Illinois TAP Math: Geometry - Chapter Summary

The lessons from this chapter will make clear the geometry skills you'll need to pass the math portion of the Illinois TAP - Test of Academic Proficiency. In addition to learning about problems involving lines and angles, you'll study various two- and three-dimensional figures and learn to solve problems involving them, including calculating area, volume and perimeter. Topics covered in these lessons include:

• Parallel, perpendicular and transverse lines
• Vertical, corresponding, alternate interior and other types of angles
• Properties of triangles, circles and rectangles
• Properties of quadrilaterals, parallelograms, trapezoids and polygons
• Properties of congruent and similar shapes
• Perimeter of triangles and rectangles
• Perimeter of quadrilaterals and irregular or combined shapes
• Area of triangles, rectangles and complex figures
• Area and circumference of circles
• How to calculate the volumes of basic shapes
• Volume of cylinders, cones and spheres
• Volume of prisms and pyramids
• Solving surface area problems

These engaging video lessons are led by expert instructors who will teach you the basics required to take on the TAP. As you explore methods of calculating surface area, perimeter and volume, you'll find that learning about these figures and their properties is enjoyable.

### Objectives of the Illinois TAP Math: Geometry Course

All Illinois candidates for teacher licensing must pass the TAP, and the lessons in this chapter will help you correctly answer the exam's geometry questions. The TAP consists of 170 multiple-choice questions, divided into three subject areas, plus a writing test. The geometry questions are in the Mathematics portion, which contains 50 questions. By completing the self-assessment quizzes at the end of each video lesson, you'll get to check your preparation and become acquainted with the format of the test.

14 Lessons in Chapter 19: Illinois TAP Math: Geometry
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
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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