#### LIVE 137: Geometry

Th/Sa 1:00–2:15am from 6/20 (Your Time*)

This LIVE course contains a total of 25 hours of live video instruction (~$21/hour), plus 1 year of access to Prof. Loh's recorded videos from this course.

We’ve carefully designed our courses to maximize engagement. Each of our LIVE classrooms has at least one staff member for every 13 students. The typical class size is around 30 students.

* The official meeting time for this course is 9:00pm in New York.

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### Calendar

Classes will meet on the highlighted dates. Click on any date to view the topics for that day.

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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

**ALON RAGOLER**

National MATHCOUNTS competitor for Washington • Perfect score on AMC 8 • Enjoys web development, playing instruments (piano + snare drum)

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**ANSHUL GOKUL**

4-time AIME qualifier • 2023 USAPHO qualifier • enjoys basketball and chess in his free time

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