Synopses & Reviews
When you need just the essentials of geometry, this Easy Outlines book is there to help
If you are looking for a quick nuts-and-bolts overview of geometry, its got to be Schaum's Easy Outline. This book is a pared-down, simplified, and tightly focused version of its Schaums Outline cousin, with an emphasis on clarity and conciseness.
Graphic elements such as sidebars, reader-alert icons, and boxed highlights stress selected points from the text, illuminate keys to learning, and give you quick pointers to the essentials.
- Perfect if you have missed class or need extra review
- Gives you expert help from teachers who are authorities in their fields
- So small and light that it fits in your backpack!
Topics include: Lines, Angles, and Triangles, Deductive Reasoning, Triangles, Parallel Lines, Distances, and Angle Sums, Trapezoids and Parallelograms, Circles, Similarity, Areas, Regular Polygons and the Circle, Constructions, Formulas for Reference, Proofs of Important Theorems
About the Author
Barnett Rich earned his Ph.D. from Columbia University and a J.D. from New York University. He was a founder of the New York City High School of Music and Art and was chairman of Mathematics at the Brooklyn Technical High School. He also taught at City University of New York and Columbia.
Table of Contents
1. Lines, Angles, and Triangles; 2. Deductive Reasoning; 3. Congruent Triangles; 4. Parallel Lines, Distances, and Angle Sums; 5. Trapezoids and Parallelograms; 6. Circles; 7. Similarity; 8. Areas; 9. Regular Polygons and the Circle; 10. Constructions; Appendix A: Formulas for Reference; Appendix B: Proofs of Important Theorems