Item description for Geometry Workbook For Dummies (For Dummies) by Mark Ryan...
Overview Presents an introduction to the concepts of geometry and offers a collection of geometry problems along with detailed answer explanations.
Publishers Description Geometry is one of the oldest mathematical subjects in history. Unfortunately, few geometry study guides offer clear explanations, causing many people to get tripped up or lost when trying to solve a proof—even when they know the terms and concepts like the back of their hand. However, this problem can be fixed with practice and some strategies for slicing through all the mumbo-jumbo and getting right to the heart of the proof.
Geometry Workbook For Dummies ensures that practice makes perfect, especially when problems are presented without the stiff, formal style that you'd find in your math textbook. Written with a commonsense, street-smart approach, this guide gives you the step-by-step process to solve each proof, along with tips, shortcuts, and mnemonic devices to make sure the solutions stick. It also gives you plenty of room to work out your solutions, providing you with space to breathe and a clear head. This book provides you with the tools you need to solve all types of geometry problems, including:
Finding the area, angle, and size of quadrilaterals
Angle-arc theorems and formulas
Touching radii and tangents
Connecting radii and chords
Parallel, perpendicular, and intersecting lines and planes
Slope, distance, and midpoint formulas
Line and circle equations
Handling rotations, reflections, and other transformations
Packed with tons of strategies for solving proofs and a review of key concepts, Geometry Workbook For Dummies is the ultimate study aid for students, parents, and anyone with an interest in the field.
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Studio: For Dummies
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.75" Width: 8.25" Height: 10.75" Weight: 1.06 lbs.
Release Date Nov 1, 2006
Publisher John Wiley And Sons
Series For Dummies
ISBN 0471799408 ISBN13 9780471799405
Availability 0 units.
More About Mark Ryan
Mark Ryan has taught pre-math through calculus for more than a decade. He is a member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics.
Mark Ryan has an academic affiliation as follows - University of Coventry, UK University of Birmingham University of Birm.