CliffsNotes Geometry Practice Pack with CD

CliffsNotes Geometry Practice Pack with CD

by David A Herzog


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780470488690
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publication date: 04/12/2010
Pages: 264
Sales rank: 808,260
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Formerly an instructor at Fairleigh Dickinson University, DAVID ALAN HERZOGis the author of over 100 audio visual titles and computer programs, and has written and edited several books in mathematics and science.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1: Basic Geometric Ideas.

Naming Basic Forms.

Postulates and Theorems.

Finding Segments, Midpoints, and Rays.

Angles and Angle Pairs.

Special Angle Pairs.

Special Lines and Segments.

Chapter 2: Parallel Lines.

Angles Created by Lines and a Transversal.

Proving Lines Parallel.

Chapter 3: Triangles.

Sum of Angle Measure.

Exterior Angles.

Classifying Triangles by Angles.

Classifying Triangles by Sides.

Specially Named Sides and Angles.

Segments Inside and Outside Triangles.

Congruent Triangles.

Isosceles Triangles.

Triangle Inequality Theorems.

Chapter 4: Polygons.

Types of Polygons.

Angle Sums.


Proofs of Parallelograms.

Special Parallelograms.

Special Trapezoids.

The Midpoint Theorem.

Chapter 5: Perimeter and Area.

Squares and Rectangles.




Regular Polygons.


Chapter 6: Similar Figures.

Ratio and Proportion.

Properties of Proportions.

Similar Polygons.

Similar Triangles.

Proportional Parts of Triangles.

Proportional Parts of Similar Triangles.

Perimeter and Areas of Similar Triangles.

Chapter 7: Right Triangles.

Geometric Mean.

Altitude to the Hypotenuse.

The Pythagorean Theorem.

Pythagorean Triples.

Outgrowths of the Pythagorean Theorem.

Special Right Triangles.

Chapter 8: Circles.

Parts of a Circle.

Central Angles and Arcs.

Some Common Sense Stuff.

Arcs and Inscribed Angles.

Angles Formed by Chords, Secants, and Tangents.

Arcs and Chords.

Segments of Chords, Secants, and Tangents.

Arc Lengths and Sectors.

Chapter 9: Solid Geometry.


Right Circular Cylinders.


Right Circular Cones.


Chapter 10: Coordinate Geometry.

Locating Points on Coordinate Axes.

The Distance Formula.

The Midpoint Formula.

Slope of a Line.

Slopes of Parallel and Perpendicular Lines.

Equations of Lines.

Customized Full-Length Exam.

Appendix: Postulates and Theorems.


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