• Mathematics
  • Year 9

Properties of Geometrical Figures

approx. 6 hrs

3 topics

15 concepts

Sharpen your knowledge of Geometrical Figures and improve your results.

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Overview

This learning program covers congruence and similarity, and the properties of polygons. In Year 9 Properties of Geometrical Figures, students use the properties of congruent and similar figures to solve a range of problems, including finding the scale factor and unknown side lengths. Students also learn how to apply rules and processes to calculate the interior and exterior angles of polygons to determine unknown number of sides and unknown angles of a given polygon.

Topics & Concepts We Cover

This learning program is made up of the following 3 topics, broken down into 15 concepts.

  • Similar Figures 7 concepts

    1. Name the matching sides and angles of similar figures

    2. Investigate the minimum conditions needed for two triangles to be similar

    3. Write formal proofs of similarity of triangles, preserving matching order of vertices

    4. Tests for similar triangles

    5. Determine the scale factor of two similar figures

    6. Solve problems using ratio and scale factors in similar figures

    7. Use a scale factor to find unknown sides

  • Polygons 3 concepts

    1. Use the angle sum of a quadrilateral property to find angles in a given diagram

    2. Apply Exterior Angle Sum of Polygons

    3. Apply the Interior Angle Sum of a Polygon formula

  • Congruent Figures 5 concepts

    1. Name the matching sides and angles of congruent figures

    2. Investigate the minimum conditions needed for two triangles to be congruent

    3. Apply properties of congruent triangles to find an unknown angle or side, giving reasons

    4. Choosing a test for congruence (SSS test, SAS test, AAS test, RHS test)

    5. Write formal proofs of congruence of triangles, preserving matching order of vertices

What you'll get

Learning Content

  • A customised learning plan to suit your needs, adapting to your pace as you learn, progress and achieve mastery
  • All the content required to help you master the syllabus, including theory, worked examples, exam preparation and practice questions

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Reporting

  • Access information at every stage showing what's been mastered, what areas need to be worked on and what's next
  • You and your parents receive a comprehensive feedback report after every session
  • Every session is recorded and available for you to watch at any time, allowing you to review what was covered

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