In this section you'll find study materials for geometry help. Use the links below to find the area of geometry you're looking for help with. Each study guide comes complete with an explanation, example problems, and practice problems with solutions to help you learn geometry.

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  • 21.

    Compass and Straight Edge Help

    Introduction to Compasss and Straight Edge Instruments In geometry, a construction is a drawing made with the simplest possible instruments. Constructions are a powerful learning technique, because they force you to think about the properties of geometric ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 22.

    Linear Constructions with a Compass Help

    Introduction to Reproducing and Bisecting Line Segments The following paragraphs describe how to perform various constructions with line segments. By extension, these same processes apply to rays and lines; you can extend line segments and add ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 23.

    Angular Constructions Help

    Drawing Angles The following paragraphs describe how to reproduce (copy) an angle, and also how to bisect an angle. Reproducing An Angle Figure 5-13 illustrates the process for ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 24.

    Compass And Straight Edge Practice Test

    If necessary, review Compass and Straight Edge Use Help

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 25.

    The Cartesian Plane Help

    Introduction to the Cartesian Plane The Cartesian plane, also called the rectangular coordinate plane or rectangular coordinates, is defined by two number lines that intersect at a right angle. This makes it ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 26.

    Relation versus Function Help

    Introduction to Relations and Functions It’s important to know the similarities and differences between two concepts as they pertain to coordinate geometry: the idea of a relation and the idea of a function . A relation ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 27.

    Point Slope and Slope Intercept Help

    Introduction to Forms of Linear Equations - Standard and Slope Form Straight lines on the Cartesian plane are represented by a certain type of equation called a linear equation . There are several forms in which a linear equation can ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
  • 28.

    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
  • 29.

    Solving Pairs of Equations Help

    Introduction to Solving Pairs of Equations The solutions of pairs of equations can be envisioned and approximated by graphing both of the equations on the same set of coordinates. Solutions appear as intersection points between the plots. ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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    The Cartesian Plane Practice Test

    If necessary, review: The Cartesian Plane Help Relation ...

    Source: McGraw-Hill Professional
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