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Ch 41: THEA Test: Area, Perimeter & Volume in Geometry

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This chapter can prepare you to answer questions related to area, perimeter and volume in geometry on the THEA test in Texas. Watch short video lessons and take self-assessment quizzes to get reacquainted with circles, surface area, volume and more.

THEA Test: Area, Perimeter & Volume in Geometry - Chapter Summary

Simplify the process of studying for the THEA test by brushing up on your knowledge of area, perimeter and volume in geometry. After reviewing the lessons, you will be prepared to:

  • Exhibit how to find the perimeter of polygons
  • Define area in math and find the area of triangles and rectangles
  • Showcase how to calculate the area and circumference of a circle
  • Calculate the volume of a cube
  • Find the surface area of a cube, rectangular prism, cylinder and pyramid
  • Examine and find the volume of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones and spheres

The lessons are fun and easy to explore, offering quality information about area, perimeter and volume in an entertaining package. You can watch the lessons from the convenience of your home, or on the go via your tablet or smartphone.

THEA Test: Area, Perimeter & Volume in Geometry Objectives

The THEA test is designed to assess the reading, math and writing comprehension skills of students interested in attending Texas public colleges and universities as entering freshmen. The test broken into three sections that are each scored separately. Topics covered in this chapter are found in the math section of the test, which consists of 50 multiple-choice questions and requires a minimum score of 230 to pass.

You can watch videos and review full transcripts with easily identifiable vocabulary words to study for this section of the test. A timeline is available below each video that allows you to skip to key topics within the lessons. Test your knowledge of area, perimeter and volume in geometry by taking self-assessment quizzes and a chapter exam.

10 Lessons in Chapter 41: THEA Test: Area, Perimeter & Volume in Geometry
Finding the Perimeter of Polygons

1. Finding the Perimeter of Polygons

In this video lesson, you will learn the process you need to take to find the perimeter of polygons. You will also learn that there is a shortcut if your polygon is a regular polygon.

What is Area in Math? - Definition & Formula

2. What is Area in Math? - Definition & Formula

Area is the size of a two-dimensional surface. This lesson will define area, give some of the most common formulas, and give examples of those formulas. A quiz at the end of the lesson will allow you to work out some area problems on your own.

Area of Triangles and Rectangles

3. Area of Triangles and Rectangles

How do you find out the area of rectangles and triangles? Learn how in this lesson! We'll look at the formulas, then practice solving problems for each shape.

Circles: Area and Circumference

4. Circles: Area and Circumference

Understanding how to calculate the area and circumference of circles plays a vital role in some of our everyday functions. They serve as the foundation for operating with three-dimensional figures. Learn more about the area and circumference of circles in this lesson.

How to Calculate the Volume of a Cube: Formula & Practice

5. How to Calculate the Volume of a Cube: Formula & Practice

In this lesson, you will explore the formula used to calculate the volume of a cube. You will also gain a conceptual understanding of volume and appropriate units to use. Then test your knowledge in a brief quiz.

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

6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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

10. 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.

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