Ch 26: TExES Math 4-8: Three-Dimensional Geometric Figures

About This Chapter

Our chapter resources, including video lessons and accompanying self-assessment quizzes on three-dimensional geometric figures, can assist you in refreshing your knowledge of crucial skills tested on the TExES certification exam for Math grades 4-8.

TExES Math 4-8: Three-Dimensional Geometric Figures - Chapter Summary

This chapter helps you refresh your knowledge of the basics of three-dimensional geometric figures as you prepare for related questions on the TExES Math 4-8 exam. The videos lessons review finding surface area of geometric shapes and the volume of various 3-D shapes. Once you complete this chapter, should be ready to do the following:

  • Provide an overview of three-dimensional shapes in geometry
  • Detail the process used to find the surface area of a cube and a rectangular prism
  • Find the surface area of a cylinder and a pyramid
  • Calculate the volume of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, spheres and cones
  • Explain the combined figures of area, volume and perimeter

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7 Lessons in Chapter 26: TExES Math 4-8: Three-Dimensional Geometric Figures
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Overview of Three-dimensional Shapes in Geometry

1. Overview of Three-dimensional Shapes in Geometry

We are surrounded by three-dimensional shapes. Watch this video lesson to see what some three-dimensional shapes look like, such as a cube, a sphere, a brick, and a cylinder.

How to Find Surface Area of a Cube and a Rectangular Prism

2. How to Find Surface Area of a Cube and a Rectangular Prism

After watching this video lesson, you will be able to use the formula for the surface area of a rectangular prism. You will know what measurements you need to use it and how you can apply it to a cube as well.

How to Find Surface Area of a Cylinder

3. How to Find Surface Area of a Cylinder

Watch this video lesson to learn the formula you can use to find the surface area of a cylinder. Learn the measurements that you'll need as well as how to use them.

How to Find Surface Area of a Pyramid

4. How to Find Surface Area of a Pyramid

In this video lesson, we will learn how to take any pyramid, whether it's a pyramid in Egypt or a little toy pyramid, and calculate how much paint we will need to paint it. Learn the formula and what is behind it.

Volume of Prisms and Pyramids

5. Volume of Prisms and Pyramids

In this lesson, we'll learn about prisms and pyramids. We'll look at the different types of prisms and pyramids, as well as practice calculating volume for each shape.

Volume of Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres

6. Volume of Cylinders, Cones, and Spheres

In this lesson, we'll learn about the volume formulas for cylinders, cones and spheres. We'll also practice using the formula in a variety of real-world examples where knowing how to calculate volume is helpful.

Combined Figures: Perimeter, Area, and Volume

7. Combined Figures: Perimeter, Area, and Volume

Watch this video lesson to learn how you can break up the shapes in a combined figure to easily find the perimeter, area, and volume of the whole figure.

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