9780716743613

Geometry : Seeing, Doing, Understanding

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  • ISBN13:

    9780716743613

  • ISBN10:

    0716743612

  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 3/14/2003
  • Publisher: W. H. Freeman

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Summary

Harold Jacobs'sGeometrycreated a revolution in the approach to teaching this subject, one that gave rise to many ideas now seen in the NCTM Standards. Since its publication nearly one million students have used this legendary text. Suitable for either classroom use or self-paced study, it uses innovative discussions, cartoons, anecdotes, examples, and exercises that unfailingly capture and hold student interest. This edition is the Jacobs for a new generation. It has all the features that have kept the text in class by itself for nearly 3 decades, all in a thoroughly revised, full-color presentation that shows today's students how fun geometry can be. The text remains proof-based although the presentation is in the less formal paragraph format. The approach focuses on guided discovery to help students develop geometric intuition.

Table of Contents

All Chapters include: Chapter Review and Algebra Review
Introduction
Inductive Reasoning
1. An Introduction to Geometry
2. The Nature of Deductive Reasoning
3. Lines and Angles
4. Congruence
5. Inequalities
6. Parallel Lines
7. Quadrilaterals
8. Transformations
Midterm Review
9. Area
10. Similarity
11. The Right Triangle
12. Circles
13. The Concurrence Theorems
14. Regular Polygons and the Circle
15. Geometric Solids
16. Non-Euclidean Geometries
Glossary
Postulates and Theorems List
Answers to Selected Exercises
   

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