Geometry for Dummies

Geometry for Dummies

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by Mark Ryan
     
 

Get un-stumped in a hurry! Proofs made easier

Make friends with lines and angles, theorems and postulates — and prove it

The proof is in the pudding — and the parallelogram, and sometimes the rhombus. With this friendly guide, you'll soon be devouring proofs with relish. You'll find out how a proof's chain of logic works and discover

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Overview

Get un-stumped in a hurry! Proofs made easier

Make friends with lines and angles, theorems and postulates — and prove it

The proof is in the pudding — and the parallelogram, and sometimes the rhombus. With this friendly guide, you'll soon be devouring proofs with relish. You'll find out how a proof's chain of logic works and discover some basic secrets for getting past rough spots. Before you know it, you'll be proving triangles congruent, calculating circumference, using formulas, and serving up pi.

Discover how to:

  • Identify lines, angles, and planes
  • Calculate the area of a triangle
  • Figure the volume and surface area of a pyramid
  • Bisect angles and construct perpendicular lines
  • Work with 3D shapes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470089460
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
01/10/2008
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
408
Sales rank:
92,782
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.80(d)

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