This course is designed to have students demonstrate the ability to use fundamental concepts of geometry including definitions, basic constructions, tools of geometry, and to recognize geometry as an axiomatic system.
Identify the use of sine, cosine, and tangent in special right triangles.
Calculate the missing sides in a right triangle.
Define solving triangles.
Determine the area and perimeter of figures using trigonometry.
Apply sine, cosine, and tangent to real-life problems.
Define the sine, cosine, and tangent of an acute angle.
Parallel Lines and Polygons
Define parallel lines, transversals, and angles.
Identify different types of polygons and their components.
Describe the characteristics of a quadrilateral.
Apply the properties of parallelograms.
Use the properties of special quadrilaterals.
Examine the properties of trapezoids.
Similar Polygons and the Pythagorean Theorem
Define ratio, proportion, and proportional segments.
Apply the postulates and theorems of similar polygons.
Construct proportional segments of polygons.
Demonstrate the applications of the Pythagorean Theorem.
Identify the behavior of lines and planes in space.
Define solid figures that form in space.
Calculate the surface area and volume of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, cones, and spheres.
Classify triangles by their sides and angles.
Use geometric theorems to prove how triangles are congruent.
Construct a triangle congruent to a given triangle.
Use congruent and right triangles to prove statements and theorems.
Construct triangles including altitude and the median parts.
Areas of Polygons and Circles
Determine areas of quadrilaterals.
Calculate the circumference and area of circles.
Identify area and arc length of a sector.
Apply the area formula to regular polygons.
Define a circle and related terms.
Describe the theorems of chords and secants of circles.
Construct a tangent to a circle and measure angles formed by tangents.
Foundations of Geometry
Define deductive and inductive reasoning as well as proofs and axiomatic systems.
Identify points, lines, and planes.
Describe segments, rays, and angles.
Formulate geometric proofs.
Construct perpendicular lines and angle bisector.
Introduction to Analytic Geometry
Identify the relationship between geometry and algebra.
Define the Cartesian coordinate system.
Calculate the length and midpoint of a line segment.
Identify the slope of the line, point-slope form, and slope-intercept form of a line.
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