LIVE 45: Geometry

Sa 8:00–9:15pm from 1/14 (USA Eastern Time)

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This LIVE course contains a total of 25 hours of live video instruction (~\$18/hour), plus 1 year of access to Prof. Loh's recorded videos from this course.

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Syllabus

The 20 course meetings are split in 16 lessons (called Day 1 through Day 16 below), and 4 homework exam discussions. Each exam discussion meeting happens after 4 lessons.

Day 1

Exterior and interior angles; degrees in a circle; symmetry; sum of angles in triangle; altitude and area of an equilateral triangle; Pythagorean Thm; simplifying radicals; similar triangles and area scaling; 30°-60°-90° triangles; trick for squaring numbers ending in 5

Day 2

Regular octagons; right isosceles triangles; similar triangles; Pythagorean Thm; simplifying radical denominators; variable equations; polygon area; midpoints; corresponding and alternate interior angles; angle-chasing method

Day 3

Areas of circular sections; areas of intersections of circles; radius; equilateral triangles; inscribed angles and arcs; area of a triangle; 30°-60°-90° right triangles; area of a lune; ratios of areas of similar figures

Day 4

Area of parallelograms; altitude of a triangle; special triangles (3-5-7, right, obtuse); exterior angles; manipulating diagrams; 30°-60°-90° triangles; isosceles trapezoids; factoring; variable equations

Day 5

Right trapezoids; 8-15-17 right triangles; Pythagorean Thm; AAA similarity and scaling; corresponding angles; simplifying ratios; kite area and diagonals; angle chasing; symmetry; complementary angles

Day 6

Inscribed and central angles; inscribed angle thm; isosceles triangles; supplementary angles; exterior angle thm; variables; arc measure; subtended arcs; secant lines; intersecting secant angle thm; angles of intersecting chords

Day 7

Chords; midpoints; 8-15-17 and 3-4-5 right triangles; ratios and scaling; inscribed angles and arcs; congruency; Pythagorean Thm; similar triangles; intersecting chords thm; difference of squares; common chords; circumscribed circle on three points

Day 8

Cyclic quadrilaterals; arc measure; inscribed angles; degrees in a circle; exterior angle thm; supplementary angles; intersecting chord angle thm; counting; secant and tangent lines to a circle; secant-tangent product thm

Day 9

Concentric circles; right triangles; Pythagorean Thm; symmetry; angle between radius and tangent of a circle; congruent triangles; simplifying radicals; externally tangent circles; equilateral triangles; areas of circular sectors

Day 10

Angle between tangent and chord to a circle; angle between radius and tangent; intersecting chord angle thm; secant-tangent and tangent-tangent inscribed angles; angles of cyclic quadrilaterals; inscribed angle thm; proof techniques

Day 11

External and internal tangents to two circles; parallel lines and corresponding angles; Pythagorean Thm; 5-12-13 and 3-4-5 right triangles; similar triangles and scaling; prime numbers; manipulations of diagrams

Day 12

Tangent-tangent segments to a circle; Pythagorean Thm; kites; similar triangles; angle bisector; area and sums of pairs of sides of quadrilateral with inscribed circle; area of a triangle

Day 13

Angle bisector thm; isosceles and congruent triangles; area and altitude of a triangle; ratios and scaling; golden ratio; simplifying radical denominators; proof of angle bisector thm; inscribed circle in a triangle; estimation

Day 14

Reflected angles; minimizing path length; triangle inequality; opposite interior angles; congruency; transversals and corresponding angles; Pythagorean Thm; 3-D path length; manipulating 3-D diagrams; estimation

Day 15

Triangle inequality; counting; case analysis

Day 16

Special triangles; area of a triangle; Pythagorean triples; scaling; proof of Heron's formula; semiperimeter; Pythagorean Thm; polynomials; common chord to two circles; 30°-60°-90° triangle

Co-Stars

AUDREY LIM

National MATHCOUNTS competitor for Nevada • USAMO qualifier • Principal violist at NYO2 2021

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JIAYI WU

2-time AIME Qualifier • 2-time USAPhO Silver Medalist • 2-time NY, MD Physics Bowl Top Scorer • Karate Black Belt •

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