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Geometry For Dummies, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-08946-0
408 pages
January 2008
US $19.99 Add to Cart

Part I: Getting Started with Geometry Basics.

Chapter 1: Introducing Geometry.

Chapter 2: Building Your Geometric Foundation.

Chapter 3: Sizing Up Segments and Analyzing Angles.

Part II: Introducing Proofs.

Chapter 4: Prelude to Proofs.

Chapter 5: Your Starter Kit of Easy Theorems and Short Proofs.

Chapter 6: The Ultimate Guide to Tackling a Longer Proof.

Part III: Triangles: Polygons of the Three-Sided Variety.

Chapter 7: Grasping Triangle Fundamentals.

Chapter 8: Regarding Right Triangles.

Chapter 9: Completing Congruent Triangle Proofs.

Part IV: Polygons of the Four-or-More Sided Variety.

Chapter 10: The Seven Wonders of the Quadrilateral World.

Chapter 11: Proving That You’ve Got a Particular Quadrilateral.

Chapter 12: Polygon Formulas: Area, Angles, and Diagonals.

Chapter 13: Similarity: Same Shape, Different Size.

Part V: Working with Not-So-Vicious Circles.

Chapter 14: Coming Around to Circle Basics.

Chapter 15: Circle Formulas and Theorems.

Part VI: Going Deep with 3-D Geometry.

Chapter 16: 3-D Space: Proofs in a Higher Plane of Existence.

Chapter 17: Getting a Grip on Solid Geometry.

Part VII: Placement, Points, and Pictures: Alternative Geometry Topics.

Chapter 18: Coordinate Geometry.

Chapter 19: Changing the Scene with Geometric Transformations.

Chapter 20: Locating Loci and Constructing Constructions.

Part VIII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 21: Ten Things to Use as Reasons in Geometry Proofs.

Chapter 22: Ten Cool Geometry Problems.

Part IX: Appendixes.

Appendix A: Formulas and Other Important Stuff You Should Know.

Appendix B: Glossary.


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