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Using Logical Reasoning to Prove Conjectures about Circles
Given conjectures about circles, the student will use deductive reasoning and counterexamples to prove or disprove the conjectures.
Creating Nets for Three-Dimensional Figures
Given nets for three-dimensional figures, the student will apply the formulas for the total and lateral surface area of three-dimensional figures to solve problems using appropriate units of measure.
Drawing Conclusions about Three-Dimensional Figures from Nets
Given a net for a three-dimensional figure, the student will make conjectures and draw conclusions about the three-dimensional figure formed by the given net.
Generalizing Geometric Properties of Ratios in Similar Figures
Students will investigate patterns to make conjectures about geometric relationships and apply the definition of similarity, in terms of a dilation, to identify similar figures and their proportional sides and congruent corresponding angles.
Determining Area: Sectors of Circles
Students will use proportional reasoning to develop formulas to determine the area of sectors of circles. Students will then solve problems involving the area of sectors of circles.
Making Conjectures About Circles and Segments
Given examples of circles and the lines that intersect them, the student will use explorations and concrete models to formulate and test conjectures about the properties and relationships among the resulting segments.
Determining Area: Regular Polygons and Circles
The student will apply the formula for the area of regular polygons to solve problems.
Making Conjectures About Circles and Angles
Given examples of circles and the lines that intersect them, the student will use explorations and concrete models to formulate and test conjectures about the properties of and relationships among the resulting angles.
Solving Problems With Similar Figures
Given problem situations involving similar figures, the student will use ratios to solve the problems.
TEA AP Biology PowerPoint Slides
Instructor PowerPoint slides for TEA AP Biology open-source instructional materials.
TEA AP Biology Textbook PDF
TEA AP Biology Textbook PDF
6.08 Bonus Video: Law of Sines—The Ambiguous Case
The Law of Sines can be used to solve for sides and angles of oblique triangles. However, in some cases more than one triangle may satisfy the given conditions. We refer to this as an ambiguous case.
Making and Verifying Conjectures about Three-Dimensional Figures
Students will explore volume conjectures and solve problems by applying the volume formulas to composite figures.
Constructing and Justifying Statements about Geometric Figures
Students will distinguish between undefined terms, definitions, postulates, conjectures, and theorems and investigate patterns to make conjectures about geometric relationships.
Using Counter Examples to Disprove Statements That Are False
Given statements about a geometric relationship, the student will use counter examples to disprove statements that are false.
Using Inductive Reasoning to Formulate Conjectures
Students will practice identifying the converse, inverse, and contrapositive of conditional statements.
Using Logical Reasoning to Prove Statements are True
Given statements about a geometric relationship, the student will distinguish between the undefined terms, definitions, postulates, conjectures, and theorems to prove the statements are true.
Using Properties of Transformations
Given examples of mathematics in the real world, the student will use properties of transformations and their composites to describe and perform transformations of figures in a plane.
Developing Algebraic Expressions to Represent Geometric Properties
The student will investigate patterns to make conjectures.
Developing Algebraic Expressions to Represent Geometric Properties of Polygons
Given numerical and/or geometric patterns that represent geometric properties of polygons, the student will develop algebraic expressions that represent the geometric properties.