# Ch 35: WEST Math: Properties of Triangles

If you need a refresher on the definition and components of triangles, let our instructors show you in an engaging way. The video lessons illustrate ways to classify triangles in preparation for the WEST Math exam.

## WEST Math: Properties of Triangles - Chapter Summary

In preparation for the WEST Math teacher certification test, take advantage of the lessons in this chapter to sharpen your knowledge of the types of triangles, how to build them and their properties. Videos of the following topics are included in this chapter:

• Classifying the sides and angles of triangles
• Defining the exterior and interior angles of triangles
• Types of triangles
• Calculating the mean of a triangle
• Understanding the altitude, median and angle bisectors of a triangle
• Concurrent lines in a triangle

You'll have an easier time remembering the properties of triangles through detailed examples and practice problems. Instructors show you how to solve problems dealing with angles, concurrent lines and bisectors in a fun and informal way.

### Objectives of the WEST Math: Properties of Triangles Chapter

The subject areas in the Properties of Triangles chapter are included in the measurement and geometry section of the WEST Math test, which is 25% of the test. You'll be asked to solve problems using what you know about the properties of triangles and related shapes, such as circles, polygons and quadrilaterals. The entire exam is about 150 multiple-choice questions, which breaks down to about 38 questions on measurement and geometry. When it's time to take the test, you'll be given an on-screen scientific calculator to use and provided a formulas page for reference.

11 Lessons in Chapter 35: WEST Math: Properties of Triangles
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