Geometry is the study of points, lines, angles, shapes on the plane, and solids in space. In this chapter, you hone your geometry skills with a variety of problems that ask you to calculate the measurement of angles, shapes, and solids.
The Problems You’ll Work On
Here’s a list of the types of problems you work on in this chapter:
Finding the area and perimeter of squares and rectangles
Calculating the area of parallelograms and trapezoids
Knowing the formulas for the area and circumference of circles
Using the area formula for triangles
Working with right triangles using the Pythagorean theorem
Finding the volume of some common solids
What to Watch Out For
The following information will be useful to you as you work on the problems in this chapter: ...