McGraw-Hill OnlineMcGraw-Hill Higher EducationLearning Center
Student Center | Instructor Center | Information Center | Home
GED Practice Test
Alternate Grids
Calculator Directions
GED Score
Math Handbook
GED Links
Chapter Overview
Chapter Outline
Chapter Review Quiz
GED Practice Quiz
Web Links
Help Center

Contemporary's GED Mathematics
Jerry Howett

Basic Geometry

Chapter Overview

In this chapter you will

  • learn the basic terms of plane geometry
  • learn to identify angles and recognize angle relationships
  • practice calculating perimeter and circumference
  • learn to use and estimate pi in geometric formulas
  • practice calculating the area of two-dimensional figures
  • learn to identify basic three-dimensional figures
  • practice calculating the volume of three-dimensional figures
  • practice solving basic geometric word problems
  • learn the relationships among the parts of a triangle
  • learn the concepts of similarity and congruence
  • practice applying the Pythagorean relationship