Geometry Demystified

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August 21, 2003


Electronic book text, 310 pages


0071433899 / 9780071433891

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Table of contents

PrefacePART ONE: TWO DIMENSIONSChapter 1. Some Basic RulesChapter 2. TrianglesChapter 3. QuadrilateralsChapter 4. Other Plane FiguresChapter 5. Compass and Straight EdgeChapter 6. The Cartesian PlaneTest: Part OnePART TWO: THREE DIMENSIONS AND UPChapter 7. An Expanded Set of RulesChapter 8. Surface Area and VolumeChapter 9. Vectors and Cartesian Three-SpaceChapter 10. Alternative CoordinatesChapter 11. Hyperspace and Warped SpaceTest: Part TwoFINAL EXAMANSWERS TO QUIZ, TEST, AND EXAM QUESTIONSSUGGESTED ADDITIONAL REFERENCESINDEX

Author comments

Stan Gibilisco is one of McGraw-Hill's most diverse and best-selling authors. His clear, friendly, easy-to-read writing style makes his electronics titles accessible to a wide audience and his background in mathematics and research make him an ideal handbook editor. He is the author of The TAB Encyclopedia of Electronics for Technicians and Hobbyists Teach Yourself Electricity and Electronics, and The Illustrated Dictionary of Electronics. Booklist named his book, The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Personal Computing, one of the Best References of 1996.

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Now anyone with an interest in basic, practical geometry can master it -- without formal training, unlimited time, or a genius IQ. In Geometry Demystified, best-selling author Stan Gibilisco provides a fun, effective, and totally painless way to learn the fundamentals and general concepts of geometry.

With Geometry Demystified you master the subject one simple step at a time -- at your own speed. This unique self-teaching guide offers multiple-choice questions at the end of each chapter and section to pinpoint weaknesses, and a 100-question final exam to reinforce the entire book.

Simple enough for beginners but challenging enough for advanced students, Geometry Demystified is your direct route to learning or brushing up on this essential math subject.

Get ready to:
* Learn all about points, lines, and angles
* Figure out perimeters, areas, and volumes
* Improve your spatial perception
* Envision warped space and hyperspace
* And much more!

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