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Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape

Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape

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Three-time New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar and popular "Dancing With The Stars" contestant now makes it a breeze to excel in… Geometry!

Hollywood actress and math whiz Danica McKellar has completely shattered the “math nerd” stereotype. For years, she’s been showing girls how to feel confident and ace their

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Three-time New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar and popular "Dancing With The Stars" contestant now makes it a breeze to excel in… Geometry!

Hollywood actress and math whiz Danica McKellar has completely shattered the “math nerd” stereotype. For years, she’s been showing girls how to feel confident and ace their math classes – with style! With Girls Get Curves, she applies her winning techniques to high school geometry, giving readers the tools they need to feel great and totally “get” everything from congruent triangles to theorems, and more. Inside you’ll find:

·        Time-saving tips and tricks for homework and tests

·        Illuminating practice problems (and proofs!) with detailed solutions

·        Totally relatable real-world examples

·        True stories from Danica’s own life as an actress and math student

·        A Troubleshooting Guide, for getting unstuck during even the trickiest proofs!

With Danica as a coach, girls everywhere can stop hiding from their homework and watch their scores rise!

Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Hot X: Algebra Exposed is a must-have for any teen or tween girl who feels nervous about Algebra class." -Washington Post
Washington Post

“Danica McKellar is a great teacher! She's warm and funny, and best of all, she explains algebra so clearly. My wife and I immediately ordered her books [for] our daughters.”—Steven Strogatz, New York Times columnist and professor of mathematics, Cornell University
Steven Strogatz, New York Times columnist and professor of mathematics, Cornell

“In my 20+ years as a math teacher, rarely have I seen a book that makes mathematics so clear and fun! I highly recommend Danica McKellar's new book, Hot X: Algebra Exposed for perplexed students and puzzled algebra teachers looking for a way to engage today's students with fresh, entertaining lesson plans.” 

Dennis Van Roekel, President, National Education Association

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452298743
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
07/02/2013
Pages:
432
Sales rank:
191,541
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.00(d)
Age Range:
14 - 17 Years

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From the Publisher
“Danica McKellar is a great teacher! She's warm and funny, and best of all, she explains algebra so clearly. My wife and I immediately ordered her books [for] our daughters.”—Steven Strogatz, New York Times columnist and professor of mathematics, Cornell University

Meet the Author

DANICA MCKELLAR is a summa cum laude graduate of UCLA with a degree in mathematics, and is well-known for her acting roles on The Wonder Years and The West Wing, among others. She lives in Los Angeles, California.

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Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape 4.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I totally recommend this book for any person who is confused with geometry and wants a good read. Also, all her other math books are great, too!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I love her books. She's really helped me be a better student, and learn more. I'm not ultra confused anymore! I wish i could thank her in person.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I LOVE this book! Danica is a genious :)
Ironcityed More than 1 year ago
A mathematical genius with the verbal skills of an English Professor? What more can any reader asdk for? She is indeed brilliant and enjoyable.
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