How To Solve Word Problems In Geometry

Overview

Word problems?? No problem!! Be prepared for the word-problem section of your test! With this easy-to-use pocket guide, solving word problems in geometry becomes almost fun. This anxiety-quelling guide helps you get ready for those daunting word problems, one step at a time. The fully explained examples show you how easy it can be to translate word problems into solvable geometric formulas--and get the answers right! You have complete directions for solving problems that involve extensive use of figures, visual ...
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Overview

Word problems?? No problem!! Be prepared for the word-problem section of your test! With this easy-to-use pocket guide, solving word problems in geometry becomes almost fun. This anxiety-quelling guide helps you get ready for those daunting word problems, one step at a time. The fully explained examples show you how easy it can be to translate word problems into solvable geometric formulas--and get the answers right! You have complete directions for solving problems that involve extensive use of figures, visual calculations, and more. There's no geometry word problem too rough for How to Solve Word Problems in Geometry!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780071346528
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 11/11/1999
  • Series: How to Solve Word Problems Series
  • Edition description: Subsequent
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 713,601
  • Product dimensions: 0.37 (w) x 5.50 (h) x 8.50 (d)

Meet the Author

Dawn Sova, Ph.D., is an Adjunct Professor at Montclair State University. She holds undergraduate degrees in mathematics and English, as well as a doctorate in English Literature. She serves as faculty advisor for courses offered through the Thomas Edison State College Distance Independent Adult Learning Program, and has worked as a consultant to several school districts in creating math and verbal SAT review curricula.
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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Chapter 1 Points, Lines, Planes, and Angles 3
Chapter 2 Deductive Reasoning 15
Chapter 3 Parallel Lines and Planes 27
Chapter 4 Congruent Triangles 41
Chapter 5 Quadrilaterals 57
Chapter 6 Inequalities in Geometry 69
Chapter 7 Similar Polygons 79
Chapter 8 Right Triangles 91
Chapter 9 Circles 105
Chapter 10 Areas of Polygons and Circles 123
Chapter 11 Volumes of Solids 137
Chapter 12 Miscellaneous Problem Drill 145
Index 151
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