# K12MATH010: Geometry

## Course Syllabus for "K12MATH010: Geometry"

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### Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

• Connect the concepts of congruence and similarity to transformations.
• Write proofs in a variety formats to prove geometric theorems involving congruence, similarity, and other geometric attributes of figures.
• Make geometric constructions using a compass and straightedge.
• Use trigonometry to solve problems involving right triangles and general triangles.
• Express geometric properties using equations.
• Use algebra and coordinates to prove a simple geometric theorem.
• Solve linear and quadratic equations to find the intersections of figures on the coordinate plane.
• Apply theorems about circles to the solution of problems.
• Explain volume and solve problems using developed formulas.
• Apply geometric concepts in modeling situations in order to solve problems.

### Course Requirements

In order to take this course, you must:

√    Have continuous broadband Internet access.

√    Have the ability/permission to install plug-ins or software (e.g., Adobe Reader or Flash).

√    Have the ability to download and save files and documents to a computer.

√    Have the ability to open Microsoft files and documents (.doc, .ppt, .xls, etc.).

√    Have competency in the English language.

√    Have read the Saylor Student Handbook.

√    Have the ability to download the Java applet that is required to view some activities and GeoGebra simulations.

√    Have completed Algebra 1.

### Course Information

Welcome to Geometry. General information on this course and its requirements can be found below.

Course Designer: Ms. Kate Cottrell

Primary Resources: This course is comprised of a range of different free, online materials. However, the course makes primary use of the following:

Requirements for Completion: In order to complete this course, you will need to work through each unit and all of its assigned materials. You will also need to complete the final exam.

Please note that you will only receive an official grade on your final exam. However, in order to adequately prepare for this exam, you will need to work through all of the resources in each unit.

In order to pass this course, you will need to earn a 70% or higher on the final exam. Your score on the exam will be tabulated as soon as you complete it. If you do not pass the exam, you may take it again.

Time Commitment: This course should take a total of approximately 66 hours to complete. Each unit includes a “time advisory” that lists the amount of time you are expected to spend on each subunit. It may be useful to take a look at these time advisories and determine how much time you have over the next few weeks to complete each unit and then set goals for yourself. For example, unit 1 should take approximately 12 hours to complete. Perhaps you can sit down with your calendar and decide to complete subunit 1.1 (a total of 3 hours, 30 minutes) on Monday and Tuesday nights, subunit 1.2 (a total of 3 hours) on Wednesday and Thursday nights, and so forth.