Geometry For Dummies

Geometry For Dummies

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Includes a handy glossary of geometric terms for easy reference The pain-free way to explore geometry and come out smiling All right, youve got to know some geometry. Relax! With the help of expert Wendy Arnone, youll tackle everything from points and planes to triangles, proofs, and more. This friendly guide explains it all in easy-to-understand, no-nonsense language. Discover how to: Explore postulates and theorems Calculate area, circumference, and more Solve linear equations Determine ratios Work with coordinates and loci Understand trigonometry The Dummies Way Explanations in plain English "Get in, get out" information Icons and other navigational aids Tear-out cheat sheet Top ten lists A dash of humor and fun Get smart! www Sign up for daily eTips at www Choose from among 33 different subject categories Get news you can use on everything from money to health to computers
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  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 185.42 x 228.6 x 22.86mm | 294.83g
  • John Wiley & Sons Inc
  • Hungry Minds Inc,U.S.
  • Foster City, United States
  • English
  • 0764553240
  • 9780764553240
  • 2,245,316

Table of contents

Introduction. PART I: Just the Fundamentals (or Fun without Da Mental Drain). Chapter 1: Getting Down to the Terms of Geometry. Chapter 2: Fishing Around with Lines and Angles. PART II: Getting the Proof. Chapter 3: Logically Speaking about Proofs. Chapter 4: The Formal Proof Dressed Down. PART III: It Takes All Shapes and Sizes. Chapter 5: Polygons as Appetizers (A Taste of Closed Figures). Chapter 6: Angle + Angle + Angle = Triangle. Chapter 7: How to Develop Your Quads. Chapter 8: Going in Circles. PART IV: Separate but Equal? (Inequalities and Similarities). Chapter 9: Inequalities (or Its Just Not Fair!). Chapter 10: Similarity Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery. PART V: Geometrys Odds and Ends. Chapter 11: You Sank My Battleship! (or Working with Coordinates). Chapter 12: Locus (and I Dont Mean Bugs). Chapter 13: Trigonometry Rears Its Ugly Head. Chapter 14: The Third Dimension: Looking at Solid Geometry. PART VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 15: Ten Cool Careers That Use Geometry. Chapter 16: Ten Hot Tips to Make Geometry Easier. PART VII: Appendixes. Appendix A: Squares, Square Roots, and a Trig Table (It Jist Dont Get More Exciting Than This). Appendix B: Important Formulae: A Quickie Guide. Appendix C: Postulates, Theorems, and Other Delectables. Glossary. Index. Book Registration Information.
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About Wendy Arnone

Wendy Arnone, PhD, New York University's School of Education, is the president of her own consulting company that creates concepts and content for educational and corporate entities.
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