This course covers essential topics of Euclidean geometry to provide students with solid foundational skills to prepare them for success in Algebra 2 and beyond. Topics include basic geometric terms and definitions, reasoning and proofs (direct and indirect), properties and theorems related to parallel and perpendicular lines, triangles and congruence, special properties of triangles, properties of quadrilaterals, similarity, transformations, right triangles and trigonometry, area, surface area, volume, circles, and other conic sections.
Students also have the opportunity to explore extension topics including Frieze patterns, Laws of Sines and Cosines, parabolas, ellipses, hyperbolas, measurement, rounding error, reasonableness, and the effect of measurement errors on calculations.
Students will have access to learning resources through MyMathLabⓇ including an online textbook, an interactive lecture series of instructional videos aligned with the textbook, chapter test prep videos, student success tips videos, an online solution manual, and a student organizer to guide students through effective study skills including note-taking and practice exercises.
About the Martin-Gay High School Series
The textbook used for this course is written by Elayn Martin-Gay and published by Pearson. Best-selling author Elayn Martin-Gay firmly believes that with an accessible approach to math lessons, supported by student-friendly videos that elaborate on key math concepts, every math student can be successful. She has taught at the University of New Orleans for more than 25 years and earned numerous teaching awards along the way. Martin-Gay’s series of highly acclaimed videos are a key element of this robust High School Series.
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Course Length: Full Year
Grade Level: 10, 11Sample Curriculum