About This Chapter
Triangles for Elementary School - Chapter Summary
Share lessons developed by top instructors to make it easy for your student to grasp triangle concepts. This chapter explores a variety of triangle types, including the equilateral triangle and oblique triangle. Lessons also explore how to find the altitude of a triangle and the area of an oblique triangle. Short quizzes and a chapter exam are available to assess comprehension of these concepts. Your student can access all of these resources any time from any computer, smartphone or tablet.
Who It's For
Kids who need extra help with triangles will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There's no faster or easier way to learn about triangles.
- Students who have fallen behind in understanding geometry problems that use triangles
- Students with learning disabilities or need a little extra help learning about triangles
- Students who prefer multiple ways of learning geometry (visual or auditory)
- Students who have missed class and need to catch up
- Students who need an efficient and convenient way to learn about triangles
- Students who struggle to understand their geometry teachers
- Students who attend schools without extra geometry resources
How It Works
- Find lessons in the chapter that cover triangles topics your student needs to learn or review.
- Review the lesson with your student or read through the text lesson.
- Refer to the highlighted vocab words to reinforce learning about triangles.
- Test your student's understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
- Verify your student understands triangles by completing the Triangles for Elementary School chapter exam.
1. How to Find the Altitude of a Triangle
In this lesson, you'll learn how to find the altitude of a triangle, including equilateral, isosceles, right and scalene triangles. You'll also find out why all triangles have three altitudes.
2. Equilateral Triangle Lesson for Kids: Definition & Properties
Doritos, candy corn, and mountains all have the same thing in common - they are shaped like triangles, but what if I told you all triangles are not the same. In this lesson, you will learn about a special type of triangle called the equilateral triangle.
3. How to Find the Area of an Oblique Triangle
In this lesson, you'll learn three different ways to find the area of an oblique triangle, which can come in handy if you think your piece of pie is the smallest. You'll also have the chance to try your hand at some sample problems.
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