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Find study help on polygons, circles,and ellipses for geometry. Use the links below to select the specific area of polygons, circles, and ellipses you're looking for help with. Each guide comes complete with an explanation, example problems, and practice problems with solutions to help you learn polygons, circles, and ellipses for geometry.

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    Circles and Ellipses Help

    Circles That’s enough of figures with straight lines. Let’s get into plane curves. In some ways, the following formulas are easier for mathematicians to derive than the ones for figures consisting of lines and angles.

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Polygons, Five Sides and Up Help

    Introduction to Polygons There is no limit to the number of sides a polygon can have. In order to qualify as a plane polygon, all of the vertices (points where the sides come together) must lie in the same plane, and no two sides are allowed ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 3.

    Polygon Rules Help

    Introduction to Polygon Rules All plane polygons share certain things in common. It’s possible to calculate the perimeter or area of any polygon. Certain rules and definitions apply concerning the interior and exterior angles, and the ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 4.

    Circumference and Area of a Circle Help

    Introduction to Circumference and Area of a Circle A circle is a geometric figure consisting of all points in a plane that are equally distant from some center point. Imagine a flashlight with a round lens that throws a brilliant ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Other Plane Figures Practice Test

    If necessary review Circumference and Area of a Circle Help

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 6.

    Parabolas and Circles Help

    Introduction to Parabolas and Circles The Cartesian-coordinate graph of a quadratic equation is a parabola . In Cartesian coordinates, a quadratic equation looks like this: y = ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Regular Polygon Area Help

    Trigonometry Overview - Finding the Interior Area of a Regular Polygon Some of the following rules involve trigonometry. This branch of mathematics has an undeserved bad reputation among some students. According to various rumors, trigonometry is ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Inscribed and Circumscribed Polygons Help

    Perimeter and Area of Inscribed Polygons Perimeter Of Inscribed Regular Polygon Let V be a regular plane polygon having n sides, and whose vertices P

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    Inscribed and Circumscribed Polygons Practice Test

    Review Circumference and Area of a Cirlcle Help Inscribed and Circumscribed ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 10.

    Area of Geometric Figures Study Guide

    Introduction to Area of Geometric Figures Circles to square and cubes to double would give a man excessive trouble. —Matthew Prior(1664–1721) This lesson will explore area and how to identify it for ...

    Source: LearningExpress, LLC

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