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107 resources with the concept geometric proofs

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Proof That Geometry Isn't Difficult

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
Prove that Geometry can be challenging in a good way with a wide-ranging collection of resources on proofs. The topics focus on the main skills while young mathematicians to think outside the box. 
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How Much Proof Do We Need?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are two angles enough? Given two triangles, the class determines through the definition of similarity and transformations whether the two triangles are similar. Provided with pairs of triangles and measurements, small groups find out...
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The Trapezoid

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Enjoy this nicely organized worksheet that puts together multiple problems regarding trapezoid proofs. The resource can be used as a guide that begins with proving properties and ends with solving for measures of line segments.
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Inequalities in a Triangle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Stuck with triangle proofs? Take a 180° and provide learners with a guided worksheet that tests their knowledge with triangle inequalities. The questions require different types of proofs that range in levels of difficulty. 
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Reasons for Geometric Statement/Reason Proofs

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Stuck trying to remember the formal language of a geometric proof? Never fear, this handout has them all ready to go. The reasons are sectioned by topic so this handy guide is ready when you are to tackle those two column proofs. 
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Angles in the Same Segment – Proof

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
If angles intercept the same arc, the angles must be the same size. The quick video talks through the proof of showing the reason two inscribed angles that intersect the same arc have the same measurement. Pupils then create their own...
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Module 2: Congruence, Construction and Proof

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Construct yourself a winning geometry unit. A set of lessons introduces geometry scholars to constructions and proofs with compasses and straightedges. It also covers triangle congruence through transformations. This is the second of...
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Angles and Sides, Sides and Angles

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Lead by example. Pupils use software to investigate given measures of sides and angles to determine whether they create congruent triangles. Using the discovered triangle congruences, learners put together proofs.
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Classifying Parallelograms: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Properly organize parallelograms. Given special parallelograms, the narrator of a short video explains the properties of each. The section of a playlist on geometry uses the properties to classify the special parallelograms.
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Squaring the Triangle

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Teach budding mathematicians how to square a triangle with an interactive that shows a graphical proof of the Pythagorean Theorem. Pupils alter the lengths of the legs using sliders. Using the inputted lengths, the applet displays the...
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Diagonally Half of Me!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Cut straight to the proof. Given cutouts of different quadrilaterals, pupils draw diagonals. Learners cut up the figures along the diagonals to see whether they bisect each other. Scholars develop a geometric proof for the property they...
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How Many Ways Are There to Prove the Pythagorean Theorem?

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
There is more than one way to prove the Pythagorean Theorem. Euclid and Einstein found the same way to prove the Pythagorean Theorem. The video introduces several other ways to prove the theorem along with the history of its use.
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Circle to Circle

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What does every circle have in common? Learners explore this question as they prove all circles are similar. A series of activities leads them to this conclusion by identifying transformations.
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Are All Circles Similar?

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Dilated pupils, the way to prove circles are similar. Using the knowledge of dilations of polygons, class members learn how to dilate a circle to show that it is similar to any other circle. The teacher guides the class through a proof...
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Proving a Rectangle Is a Parallelogram

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take the time to prove what seems obvious. The resource provides pupils a figure of a rectangle, which they use to develop a proof showing that the rectangle is also a parallelogram. Scholars must rely on the definition of a rectangle to...
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Prove the AA Similarity Theorem

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Transform a diagram into a proof. Given two triangles on a coordinate plane, pupils develop a proof to show they are similar. The learners use the fact that two angles of one triangle are congruent to two angles of another and their...
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Prove Rhombus Diagonals Bisect Angles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What do congruent triangles have to do with diagonals of a rhombus? Given a rhombus, pupils develop a proof showing that a diagonal bisects opposite angles. The learners use what they know about congruent triangles to create the...
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Midpoints of Sides of a Quadrilateral

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Verify a figure by using coordinates. Pupils calculate the coordinates of the midpoints of the sides of a quadrilateral. They then use the coordinates to show the resulting figure is a parallelogram. 
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Median Concurrence Proof

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Develop a proof to show what appears to be true in a drawing actually is true. The assessment asks pupils to draw the three medians of a triangle. Learners develop a proof showing that the point of intersection in their drawing is...
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IGD: Dropping a Perpendicular Line

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Discover how circles help determine a perpendicular line. Using the applet, scholars construct the perpendicular to a line from a point. The interactive allows pupils to change the position of the line and perform each step of the...
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Proof with Parallelogram Vertices

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Geometric figures are perfect to use for proofs. Scholars prove conjectures about whether given points lie on a triangle and about midpoints. They use a provided dialogue among fictional students to frame their responses.
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Justifying HL Congruence

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What is so special about right triangle congruence? Pupils use what they know about transformations and right triangles to develop a proof of hypotenuse-leg congruence. The proof provides the given of two angles that measure 90 degrees...
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Justifying ASA Congruence

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a transformed approach to proving angle-side-angle congruence. The short assessment asks for a proof of ASA Congruence using transformations. Pupils use their knowledge of rigid motions and that congruence is preserved under them to...
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Justifying SSS Congruence

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Are congruent corresponding sides of two triangles enough to show congruence? The short assessment provides two triangles with the information that the three sets of corresponding sides are congruent. Pupils develop a proof showing that...