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Geometry Essentials For Dummies

Geometry Essentials For Dummies by Mark Ryan
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Just the critical concepts you need to score high ingeometry

This practical, friendly guide focuses on critical conceptstaught in a typical geometry course, from the properties oftriangles, parallelograms, circles, and cylinders, to the skillsand strategies you need to write geometry proofs. GeometryEssentials For Dummies is perfect for cramming or doing homework,or as a reference for parents helping kids study for exams.

  • Get down to the basics — get a handle on the basics ofgeometry, from lines, segments, and angles, to vertices, altitudes,and diagonals

  • Conquer proofs with confidence — follow easy-to-graspinstructions for understanding the components of a formal geometryproof

  • Take triangles in strides — learn how to take in atriangle's sides, analyze its angles, work through an SAS proof,and apply the Pythagorean Theorem

  • Polish up on polygons — get the lowdown on quadrilateralsand other polygons: their angles, areas, properties, perimeters,and much more

Open the book and find:

  • Plain-English explanations of geometry terms

  • Tips for tackling geometry proofs

  • The seven members of the quadrilateral family

  • Straight talk on circles

  • Essential triangle formulas

  • The lowdown on 3-D: spheres, cylinders, prisms, and pyramids

  • Ten things to use as reasons in geometry proofs

Learn to:

  • Core concepts about the geometry of shapes and geometryproofs

  • Critical theorems, postulates, and definitions

  • The principles and formulas you need to know

Wiley; May 2011
192 pages; ISBN 9781118095799
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Title: Geometry Essentials For Dummies
Author: Mark Ryan
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