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High school geometry courses take abstract concepts that students have previously learned and expand them in complexity and real-world application. So this branch of high school mathematics becomes not only more challenging, as the geometry operations become more involved, but also more exciting, as students see how geometry concepts apply to creating a wide variety of useful and necessary things in the real world. But learning geometric proofs about circles and triangles, understanding geometric rigid motions, and relating geometric points to the solution of equations all require a thorough grounding in high school geometry vocabulary. Read More

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Common Core State Standards Overview for High School Geometry

  • Experiment with transformations in the plane.
  • Understand congruence in terms of rigid motions.
  • Prove geometric theorems.
  • Experiment with transformations in the plane.
  • Understand similarity in terms of similarity transformations.
  • Prove theorems involving similarity.
  • Define trigonometric ratios and solve problems involving right triangles.
  • Apply trigonometry to general triangles.
  • Understand and apply theorems about circles.
  • Find arc lengths and areas of sectors of circles.
Geometric Properties
  • Translate between the geometric description and the equation for a conic section.
  • Use coordinates to prove simple geometric theorems algebraically.
Geometric Measurement
  • Explain volume formulas and use them to solve problems.
  • Visualize relationships between two-dimensional and three-dimensional objects.
Modeling with Geometry
  • Apply geometric concepts in modeling situations.
Source: www.corestandards.org
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