Geometry 3-5 Parallel Lines and Triangles
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by Matthew Richardson
| 25 Questions
Note from the author:
A complete formative lesson with embedded slideshow, mini lecture screencasts, checks for understanding, practice items, mixed review, and reflection. I create these assignments to supplement each lesson of Pearson's Common Core Edition Algebra 1, Algebra 2, and Geometry courses. See also mathquest.net and twitter.com/mathquestEDU.
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30 pts
Solve It! Take and embed pictures on the canvas to document your progress after each step.
1. Draw and cut out a large triangle.
2. Tear off all three corners of the triangle.
3. Place the three corner pieces (that you tore off) so that they form adjacent angles.
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Solve It! What is the sum of the meaures of the three angles of your triangle?
Enter only a number.
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Analysis: Do all triangles have the same interior angle sum? How does the Solve It! activity support your answer?
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Problem 1 Got It?
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Vocabulary: Define remote interior angles in your own words.
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Problem 2 Got It? Two angles of a triangle measure 53. What is the measure of an exterior angle at each vertex of the triangle?
53, 53, 74
74, 74, 106
106, 127, 127
127, 127, 127
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Problem 3 Got It? In Problem 3, can you find m∠A without using the Triangle Exterior Angle Theorem?
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Reasoning: Explain how the Triangle Exterior Angle Theorem makes sense based on the Triangle Angle-Sum Theorem.
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Error Analysis: The measures of the interior angles of a triangle are 30, x, and 3x. Which of these methods for solving for x is incorrect?
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Review Lesson 3-4: If ∠1 and ∠2 are supplementary, what can you conclude about lines a and c?
They are perpendicular.
They are parallel.
They are neither parallel nor perpendicular.
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Review Lesson 3-4:ABC and ∠CBD form a linear pair. If mABC = 3x + 20 and mCBD = x + 32, find the value of x. Enter only a number.
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Review Lesson 3-4: ∠1 and ∠2 are supplementary. If ∠1 ≅ ∠2, find m∠1 and m∠2. Enter only a number.
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Use Your Vocabulary: Classify each statement as true or false.
  • A tripod is a stand that has three legs.
  • A triangle is a polygon with three or more sides.
  • A triathlon is a race with two events - swimming & bicycling.
  • In order to triple an amount, multiply it by three.
  • True
  • False
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Enter only a number.
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Enter only a number.
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Reflection: Math Success
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