Everything You Need to Ace Geometry in One Big Fat Notebook

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Overview

The Big Fat Notebooks go to high school! A lively, fully illustrated guide to acing high school geometry, with clear notes on the big ideas, helpful tips for memorizing processes and remembering definitions, and lively doodles that make math easier to understand (and fun to study).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781523504374 Workman Publishing Company, Inc. 09/01/2020 Big Fat Notebooks Series 624 27,914 5.20(w) x 8.10(h) x 1.40(d) 13 - 17 Years

Christy Needham began her career as a high school math teacher. She went on to develop the math materials and curriculum for a major worldwide education company. She enjoys volunteering with math professional development within the community and at her children’s school.  She currently resides in Simi Valley, California.

CONTENTS

UNIT 1:  BASICS OF GEOMETRY
1. Introduction to Geometry
2. Points, Lines, and Planes
3. Angles
4. Angle Pairs
5. Constructions
6. Logic and Reasoning
7. Introduction to Geometric Proofs

UNIT 2:  PARALLEL LINES
1. Parallel Lines and Transversals
2. Collecting and Using Information
3. Parallel Line Theorems
4. Proving Lines Parallel

UNIT 3: TRIANGLES AND CONGRUENCE
1. Types of Triangles
2. Interior and Exterior Angles
3. Side Side Side (SSS) and Side Angle Side (SAS) Congruence
4. Angle Side Angle (ASA) and Angle Angle Side (AAS) Congruence
5. Triangle Bisectors
6. Triangle Inequalities

1. Parallelograms
2. Rhombuses, Rectangles, and Squares
3. Trapezoids and Kites
4. Polygons

UNIT 5: GEOMETRIC TRANSFORMATIONS
1. Reflections
2. Translations
3. Rotations
4. Compositions
5. Congruence

UNIT 6: SIMILARITY
1. Ratio and Proportion
2. Dilations
3. Similar Figures
4. Similar Triangles
5. Proportions in Triangles

UNIT 7: RIGHT TRIANGLES AND TRIGONOMETRY
1. Slopes and Equations of Lines
2. The Pythagorean Theorem
3. Midpoint and Distance Formulas
4. Coordinate Triangle Proofs
6. Trigonometric Ratios
7. Law of Sines and Cosines

UNIT 8: CIRCLES
1. The Fundamentals of Circles
2. Central Angles and Arcs
4. Arcs and Chords
5. Inscribed Angles
6. Tangents
7. Secants and Other Segments
8. Equations of Circles

UNIT 9: AREA
1. Area of Triangles and Parallelograms
2. Area of Other Polygons
3. Area of Circles and Sectors
4. Area of Composite Figures

UNIT 10: SURFACE AREA AND VOLUME
1. Surface Area of Prisms and Cylinders
2. Surface Area of Pyramids and Cones
3. Volume of Prisms and Cylinders
4. Surface Area and Volume of Spheres
5. Volume of Composite 3-D Figures
6. Surface Area and Volume in Solids of Revolution

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