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Author Arnone, Wendy.

Title Geometry for dummies / by Wendy Arnone
Published New York : Hungry Minds, [2001]


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Description xx, 358 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series --For dummies
--For dummies.
Contents Machine derived contents note: Introduction. -- PART I: Just the Fundamentals (or Fun without Da Mental Drain). -- Chapter 1: Getting Down to the Terms of Geometry. -- Chapter 2: Fishing Around with Lines and Angles. -- PART II: Getting the Proof. -- Chapter 3: Logically Speaking about Proofs. -- Chapter 4: The Formal Proof Dressed Down. -- PART III: It Takes All Shapes and Sizes. -- Chapter 5: Polygons as Appetizers (A Taste of Closed Figures). -- Chapter 6: Angle + Angle + Angle = Triangle. -- Chapter 7: How to Develop Your Quads. -- Chapter 8: Going in Circles. -- PART IV: Separate but Equal? (Inequalities and Similarities). -- Chapter 9: Inequalities (or It's Just Not Fair!). -- Chapter 10: Similarity Is the Sincerest Form of Flattery. -- PART V: Geometry's Odds and Ends. -- Chapter 11: You Sank My Battleship! (or Working with Coordinates). -- Chapter 12: Locus (and I Don't Mean Bugs). -- Chapter 13: Trigonometry Rears Its Ugly Head. -- Chapter 14: The Third Dimension: Looking at Solid Geometry. -- PART VI: The Part of Tens. -- Chapter 15: Ten Cool Careers That Use Geometry. -- Chapter 16: Ten Hot Tips to Make Geometry Easier. -- PART VII: Appendixes. -- Appendix A: Squares, Square Roots, and a Trig Table (It Jist Don't Get More Exciting Than This). -- Appendix B: Important Formulae: A Quickie Guide. -- Appendix C: Postulates, Theorems, and Other Delectables. -- Glossary. -- Index. -- Book Registration Information
Notes Includes index
Subject Geometry.
LC no. 2001090690
ISBN 0764553240