Geometry Demystified

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August 21, 2003


Electronic book text, 310 pages


0071433899 / 9780071433891

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Main description

Say goodbye to dry presentations, grueling formulas, and abstract theory that would put Einstein to sleep--now there's an easier way to master chemistry, biology, trigonometry, and geometry. McGraw-Hill's Demystified Series teaches complex subjects in a unique, easy-to-absorb manner and is designed for users without formal training, unlimited time, or genius IQs.

Organized like self-teaching guides, they come complete with key points, background information, questions at the end of each chapter, and final exams. There's no better way to gain instant expertise!

* Will help users understand circle and triangle models; inverses of circular functions; graphs of functions; coordinate conversions; angles and distances; waves and phase; complex numbers; vectors; trigonometry in 3-space, and much more

Table of contents

Preface PART ONE: TWO DIMENSIONS Chapter 1. Some Basic Rules Chapter 2. Triangles Chapter 3. Quadrilaterals Chapter 4. Other Plane Figures Chapter 5. Compass and Straight Edge Chapter 6. The Cartesian Plane Test: Part One PART TWO: THREE DIMENSIONS AND UP Chapter 7. An Expanded Set of Rules Chapter 8. Surface Area and Volume Chapter 9. Vectors and Cartesian Three-Space Chapter 10. Alternative Coordinates Chapter 11. Hyperspace and Warped Space Test: Part Two FINAL EXAM ANSWERS TO QUIZ, TEST, AND EXAM QUESTIONS SUGGESTED ADDITIONAL REFERENCES INDEX

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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