# Geometry DeMYSTiFieD, 2nd Edition

An all-new angle to learning geometry!

Updated with all-new quizzes and test questions, and a completely refreshed design, Geometry Demystified, Second Edition makes it easy to learn or recall basic geometry. You can use the book as a supplemental classroom text or as a self-contained course without an instructor. Worked-out problems and solutions with

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## Overview

An all-new angle to learning geometry!

Updated with all-new quizzes and test questions, and a completely refreshed design, Geometry Demystified, Second Edition makes it easy to learn or recall basic geometry. You can use the book as a supplemental classroom text or as a self-contained course without an instructor. Worked-out problems and solutions with practical themes are included.

The book contains 11 chapters in two parts. Each chapter ends with a multiple-choice quiz. Each part ends with a multiple-choice test. A comprehensive multiple-choice final exam concludes the course. This hands-on guide helps you to: understand angle measurement and expression; grasp the relationships between angles and distances; calculate perimeters, areas, and volumes; read maps and charts; use coordinate systems in two and three dimensions; construct geometric figures with a compass and straight edge; learn the fundamentals of vectors; improve spatial perception; envision space of more than three dimensions.

Geometry Demystified, Second Edition features:

• Chapter-opening objectives offering insight into what you’re going to learn in each step
• Questions at the end of every chapter to reinforce learning and pinpoint weaknesses
• “Still Struggling?” icon providing specific recommendations for those having difficulty with certain subtopics
• A final exam for overall self-assessment
• “Curriculum Tree” that shows how the topic covered in the book fits into a larger curriculum
• SI units throughout

Some Basic Rules; Triangles; Quadrilaterals; Other Plane Figures; Compass and Straight Edge; The Cartesian Plane; An Expanded Set of Rules; Surface Area and Volume; Vectors and Cartesian Three-space; Alternative Coordinates; Hyperspace and Warped Space

## Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071756266
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/24/2011
Series:
Demystified Series
Pages:
410
Sales rank:
724,839
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

## Meet the Author

Stan Gibilisco has authored or co-authored more than 50 nonfiction books in the fields of electronics, general science, mathematics, and computing. One of his books, the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing (McGraw-Hill, 1995), was named as a "Best Reference of 1996" by the ALA. Stan is considered the "father" of the DeMYSTiFieD series, with more than 14 titles published, including Physics DeMYSTiFieD, Optics DeMYSTiFieD, and Trigonometry DeMYSTiFieD.

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