Geometry: A High School Course / Edition 2

Geometry: A High School Course / Edition 2

by Serge Lang, Gene Murrow
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0387966544

ISBN-13: 9780387966540

Pub. Date: 08/25/1988

Publisher: Springer New York

This text presents geometry in an exemplary, accessible and attractive form. The book emphasizes both the intellectually stimulating parts of geometry and routine arguments or computations in concrete or classical cases, as well as practical and physical applications. The book also teaches the student fundamental concepts and the difference between important reults

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This text presents geometry in an exemplary, accessible and attractive form. The book emphasizes both the intellectually stimulating parts of geometry and routine arguments or computations in concrete or classical cases, as well as practical and physical applications. The book also teaches the student fundamental concepts and the difference between important reults and minor technical routines. Altogether, the text presents a coherent high school curriculum for the geometry course. There are many examples and exercises.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780387966540
Publisher:
Springer New York
Publication date:
08/25/1988
Edition description:
2nd ed. 1988. Corr. 6th printing 2000
Pages:
394
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1: Distance and Algebra. 2: Coordinates. 3: Area and the Pythagoras Theorem. 4: The Distance Formula. 5: Some Applications of Right Triangles. 6: Polygons. 7: Congruent Triangles. 8: Dilations and Similarities. 9: Volumes. 10: Vectors and Dot Product. 11: Transformations. 12: Isometries. Index.

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