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Hello, and welcome to the place for all your Geometrical needs. Euclidian would be rollin over in his grave if he knew I was tossing out freebies like shirts from the chubby guy at the Nickelback concert.

I will be the first person to admit, these videos are the most boring things on the planet, and to make it worse come to worst, I used this ridiculous monotone voice mingled with megaUnfunny sayings. I have no idea why, but my vocals distinctly change from whiny southern girlenese, to deep monotone toolbag. Seriously, if you see one that’s bearable, let people know in the comments so they don’t waste their time. Who am I kidding, these are all death on wheels. Just go watch Lost.

Also, several of them were recorded on an old camera a couple of years ago so the quality is rather crapola. But hey, can’t be worse than the material and presentation. Bada bing!

Here’s a little intro to get your heart racing (400m dash to be exact).

The Basics

Solving Equations

Slope-Intercept Formula

Midpoint Formula

Distance Formula

Chapter 1: Foundations for Geometry

1-1 Points, Lines, & Planes

1-2 Measuring & Constructing Segments

1-3 Measuring & Constructing Angles

1-4 Pairs of Angles

1-5 Using Formulas in Geometry

1-6 Finding Midpoint & Distance in the Coordinate Plane

1-7 Transformations in the Coordinate Plane

Chapter 2: Geometric Reasoning

2-1 Using Inductive Reasoning to Make Conjectures

2-2 Conditional Statements

2-3 Using Deductive Reasoning to Verify Conjectures

2-4 Biconditional Statements and Definitions

2-5 Algebraic Proof

2-6 Geometric Proof

2-7 Flowchart and Paragraph Proofs

Chapter 3: Parallel & Perpendicular Lines

3-1 Lines and Angles

3-2 Angles Formed by Parallel Lines and Transversals

3-3 Proving Lines Parallel

3-4 Perpendicular Lines

3-5 Slopes of Lines

3-6 Lines in the Coordinate Plane

Chapter 4: Triangle Congruence

4-1 Classifying Triangles

4-2 Angle Relationships in Triangles

4-3 Congruent Triangles

4-4 Triangle Congruence: SSS and SAS

4-5 Triangle Congruence: ASA, AAS, and HL

4-6 Triangle Congruence: CPCTC

4-7 Introduction to Coordinate Proof

4-8 Isosceles and Equilateral Triangles

Chapter 5: Properties and Attributes of Triangles

5-1 Perpendicular and Angle Bisectors

5-2 Bisectors of Triangles

5-3 Medians and Altitudes of Triangles

5-4 The Triangle Midsegment Theorem

5-5 Indirect Proof and Inequalities in One Triangle

5-6 Inequalities in Two Triangles

5-7 The Pythagorean Theorem

5-8 Applying Special Right Triangles

Chapter 6: Polygons and Quadrilaterals

6-1 Properties and Attributes of Polygons

6-2 Properties of Parallelograms

6-3 Conditions for Parallelograms

6-4 Properties of Special Parallelograms

6-5 Conditions for Special Parallelograms

6-6 Properties of Kites and Trapezoids

Chapter 7: Similarity

7-1 Ratio and Proportion

7-2 Ratios in Similar Polygons

7-3 Triangle Similarity: AA, SSS, and SAS

7-4 Applying Properties of Similar Triangles

7-5 Using Proportional Relationships

7-6 Dilations and SImilarity in the Coordinate Plane

Chapter 8: Right Triangles and Trigonometry

8-1 Similarity in Right Triangles

8-2 Trigonometric Ratios

8-3 Solving Right Triangles

8-4 Angles of Elevation and Depression

8-5 Law of Sines and Law of Cosines

8-6 Vectors

To “wrap” up, here is the worst rap video of all time.

Answers to this post: 1) -10. 2) y = 7x (+ 0) 3) 44 degrees 4) 36 feet 5) 135 degrees Bonus: Terrell, while OchoCinco remains funnier, Owens is advanced in his skills with a lightsaber because he trained for the role of Mace Windu for episodes I-III. True story. Maybe.

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11 Comments leave one →
  1. Jordyn permalink
    November 3, 2010 1:24 pm

    Where did the video for 2.5 go?

  2. December 9, 2010 4:39 pm

    These videos really help. Any chance you could post videos for Chapters 9-12? Thanks.

  3. December 27, 2010 8:13 pm

    Hi Tyler, OMG you’re hilarious and your lessons are very good! And I have the most serious form of mathphobia ever, so severe that I went and studied/taught Latin so you know I know what I’m talking about. Which is why, incidentally, you should cross it off your to-do list (Yeah, I’ve been clicking around here some.) Same goes for the PhD — please contact me if you ever want to be dissuaded from that some more.

  4. Cammie permalink
    February 3, 2011 7:18 pm

    Hey Mr. Tarver,
    How about some algebra 2 videos?
    We don’t have enough time in class for you to answer ALL of the questions and I don’t fully understand what we’re being taught. Which is probably why my grade is what it is.

  5. Audrey permalink
    February 9, 2011 8:42 pm

    thankkks so much, these videos have helped a bunch, you are wonderful teacher i wish i had you instead of my old boring teacher ahahha. thanks!!!

  6. Craig Parker permalink
    February 12, 2011 11:28 pm

    Good news: you’re my hero.

    Bad news: Muttawah have delivered a fatwa upon this website.

    Craig Parker
    Dhahran High School
    Al-Khobar, Saudi Arabia

  7. Emmaleigh Arnn permalink
    November 6, 2011 7:48 pm

    THANK YOU FOR THESE VUDEOS!!! they are so helpful!!!! :)

    P.s. I’m in geometry in 8th grade so its extra hard!!! :)

  8. Sarah permalink
    February 13, 2012 5:58 am

    Do you have chapter 10 videos for geometry? You videos help alot, thanks.

  9. Emma permalink
    October 28, 2015 7:22 pm

    Honestly thank you for making learning fun, I was able to learn the stuff that my teacher isn’t able to get across to me like you have!


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