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## Lines and Angles – Properties and their Application

A 6 minute readAncient mathematicians introduced the concept of lines to represent straight objects which had negligible width and depth. Considered as a breadth less length by Euclid, lines form the basis of Euclidean geometry. When two rays(part of a straight line) intersect each other in the same plane, they form an angle.Read more…

## Properties of Triangles – Definition | Types | Classification

A 5 minute readIn this article, we are going to learn about the simplest form of a polygon, a triangle. All polygons can be divided into triangles, or in other words, they are formed by combining two or more triangles. Thus, understanding the basic types and properties of triangles is important. So, let’sRead more…

## Properties of Circle | Circle Formulas – Area and Perimeter

A 6 minute readA circle is a closed shape formed by tracing a point that moves in a plane such that its distance from a given point is constant. The word circle is derived from the Greek word kirkos, meaning hoop or ring. in this article, we cover the important terms related toRead more…

## Properties of Quadrilaterals – Rectangle, Square, Parallelogram, Rhombus, Trapezium

A 6 minute readIn Euclidean geometry, a quadrilateral is a four-sided 2D figure whose sum of internal angles is 360°. The word quadrilateral is derived from two Latin words ‘quadri’ and ‘latus’ meaning four and side respectively. Therefore, identifying the properties of quadrilaterals is important when trying to distinguish them from other polygons.Read more…

## On a scale drawing, a rectangle 1 inch by 1(1/3) inches represents the floor of a room and the indicated scale is 1-inch equals 15 feet. How many square tiles 6 inches on a side will be needed to cover this floor? (1 foot = 12 inches) – OG 2020 Question #100 with Solution

A 1 minute readSolution Given: Dimensions of the rectangular floor = 1 inch by 1(1/3) inches 1 inch = 15 feet 1 feet = 12 inches   To find: The number of square tiles 6 inches on a side will be needed to cover this floor.   Approach and Working: Dimensions of the rectangleRead more…

## In the floor plan of an executive’s beach house above, the north and south walls of the living room are parallel. What is the floor area, in square feet, of the bedroom? – OG 2020 Question #99 with Solution

A 1 minute readSolution Given Let us name the point in the diagram as shown below: AE = 30 ft BE = 30 ft CF = 15 ft AD = 30 ft CD = 30 ft   To Find: Area of Bedroom or ∆ACD   Approach and Working: Since EF is parallel toRead more…

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