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|Geometry Power Pack (Barron's Regents Power Pack)
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Author: Andre Castagna
Brand: Barrons Educational Series Inc
Barron's Regents Exams and Answers: Geometry and Barron's Let's Review Geometry are available as a two-book set. Buy them together and find the first two actual Regents exams administered for the updated Geometry Regents with all answers thoroughly explained; tips and test-taking strategies; thorough reviews and practice problems on basic geometric relationships (parallel lines, polygons, and triangle relationships), an introduction to geometric proof transformations, similarity and right triangle trigonometry, parallelograms, volume (modeling 3-D shapes in practice applications), and more. Purchase of this two-book PowerPack gives buyers a savings of $3.99 as compared with the price of the books purchased separately.
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|Girls Get Curves: Geometry Takes Shape
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Author: Danica McKellar
Brand: Brand: Plume
Three-time New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar and popular "Dancing With The Stars" contestant now makes it a breeze to excel in… Geometry!
Hollywood actress and math whiz Danica McKellar has completely shattered the “math nerd” stereotype. For years, she’s been showing girls how to feel confident and ace their math classes – with style! With Girls Get Curves, she applies her winning techniques to high school geometry, giving readers the tools they need to feel great and totally “get” everything from congruent triangles to theorems, and more. Inside you’ll find:
· Time-saving tips and tricks for homework and tests
· Illuminating practice problems (and proofs!) with detailed solutions
· Totally relatable real-world examples
· True stories from Danica’s own life as an actress and math student
· A Troubleshooting Guide, for getting unstuck during even the trickiest proofs!
With Danica as a coach, girls everywhere can stop hiding from their homework and watch their scores rise!
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|Speedsolving the Cube: Easy-to-Follow, Step-by-Step Instructions for Many Popular 3-D Puzzles
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Author: Dan Harris
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Super Strategies for Speedcubers!
For many of us, simply being able to solve Rubik’s Cube is not rewarding enough. Solving it as fast as possible is the exciting part! They call it “speedcubing”—a mind-bending blur of quick twists and turns that solves Rubik’s Cube in times that have been clocked at less than 20 seconds.
Today, thanks to the 2003 revival of the Rubik’s World Championships, speedcubing is spreading like wildfire. Here, complete with detailed illustrations and basic as well as advanced solving techniques, is the ultimate speedcuber’s guide. It not only gives the solution to the familiar 3x3x3 cube (which has 43,252,003,274,489,856,000—that’s 43 quintillion—possible positions), but also the 2x2x2, 4x4x4, and staggeringly difficult 5x5x5 puzzles. With millions of cubes out there and countless would-be champions looking for tips to improve their times, this is the definitive manual for this unique sport.
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Author: Xavier Deneux
Brand: Chronicle Books
Combining scooped-out die-cuts with raised, shaped elements, two new TouchThinkLearn books offer youngest learners an irresistible opportunity to explore their universe in a hands-on, multisensory way. See the image, trace its shape, say its name: these modes of perception combine in a dynamic way to stimulate understanding of essential concepts. Contemplate a circle by touching the raised surface of an owl hooting at night on one side, and the form of a moon rising on the other. Featuring a format unlike any other, these groundbreaking books translate abstract thought into tangible knowledge.
|The Fractal Geometry of Nature
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Author: Benoit Mandelbrot
Clouds are not spheres, mountains are not cones, and lightening does not travel in a straight line. The complexity of nature's shapes differs in kind, not merely degree, from that of the shapes of ordinary geometry, the geometry of fractal shapes.
Now that the field has expanded greatly with many active researchers, Mandelbrot presents the definitive overview of the origins of his ideas and their new applications. The Fractal Geometry of Nature is based on his highly acclaimed earlier work, but has much broader and deeper coverage and more extensive illustrations.
Imagine an equilateral triangle. Now, imagine smaller equilateral triangles perched in the center of each side of the original triangle--you have a Star of David. Now, place still smaller equilateral triangles in the center of each of the star's 12 sides. Repeat this process infinitely and you have a Koch snowflake, a mind-bending geometric figure with an infinitely large perimeter, yet with a finite area. This is an example of the kind of mathematical puzzles that this book addresses.
The Fractal Geometry of Nature is a mathematics text. But buried in the deltas and lambdas and integrals, even a layperson can pick out and appreciate Mandelbrot's point: that somewhere in mathematics, there is an explanation for nature. It is not a coincidence that fractal math is so good at generating images of cliffs and shorelines and capillary beds.
|My Very First Book of Shapes
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Author: Eric Carle
Can you find what is round? What is square? In this timeless new split-pageboard book, children can find the bottom half of a page that matches the top half. Find the right pairs, and you will learn to identify all kinds of shapes. From dome-shaped ladybugs to diamond- shaped kites, this clever board book makes learning fun.
- Can you find what is round? What is square?
- In this timeless new split-pageboard book, children can find the bottom half of a page that matches the top half.
- Find the right pairs, and you will learn to identify all kinds of shapes.
- Book contains 20 pages and measures 5.03 in x 6.85 in.
- Recommended for Ages: 1 - 3 years.
|Geometry Part 2 (Quickstudy Reference Guides - Academic)
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Author: Inc. BarCharts
Brand: Bar Charts
Part 2 of our coverage of the fundamental structure of geometry.
|Geometry , Grades 8 - 10 (The 100+ Series™)
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Brand: CARSON DELLOSA
The 100+ Series, Geometry, offers in-depth practice and review for challenging middle school math topics such as rotations, reflections, and transformations; congruence and similarity; and sine and cosine functions. Bonus activities on each page help extend the learning and activities, making these books perfect for daily review in the classroom or at home. Common Core State Standards have raised expectations for math learning, and many students in grades 6–8 are studying more accelerated math at younger ages. The 100+ Series provides the solution with titles that include over 100 targeted practice activities for learning algebra, geometry, and other advanced math topics. It also features over 100 reproducible, subject specific practice pages to support standards-based instruction.
|Proofs from THE BOOK
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Author: Martin Aigner
This revised and enlarged sixth edition of Proofs from THE BOOK features an entirely new chapter on Van der Waerden’s permanent conjecture, as well as additional, highly original and delightful proofs in other chapters.
From the citation on the occasion of the 2018 "Steele Prize for Mathematical Exposition"
“… It is almost impossible to write a mathematics book that can be read and enjoyed by people of all levels and backgrounds, yet Aigner and Ziegler accomplish this feat of exposition with virtuoso style. […] This book does an invaluable service to mathematics, by illustrating for non-mathematicians what it is that mathematicians mean when they speak about beauty.”
From the Reviews
"... Inside PFTB (Proofs from The Book) is indeed a glimpse of mathematical heaven, where clever insights and beautiful ideas combine in astonishing and glorious ways. There is vast wealth within its pages, one gem after another. ... Aigner and Ziegler... write: "... all we offer is the examples that we have selected, hoping that our readers will share our enthusiasm about brilliant ideas, clever insights and wonderful observations." I do. ... "
Notices of the AMS, August 1999
"... This book is a pleasure to hold and to look at: ample margins, nice photos, instructive pictures and beautiful drawings ... It is a pleasure to read as well: the style is clear and entertaining, the level is close to elementary, the necessary background is given separately and the proofs are brilliant. ..."
LMS Newsletter, January 1999
"Martin Aigner and Günter Ziegler succeeded admirably in putting together a broad collection of theorems and their proofs that would undoubtedly be in the Book of Erdös. The theorems are so fundamental, their proofs so elegant and the remaining open questions so intriguing that every mathematician, regardless of speciality, can benefit from reading this book. ... "
SIGACT News, December 2011
|Geometry Student Edition CCSS (MERRILL GEOMETRY)
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Author: McGraw-Hill Education
Includes: Print Student Edition
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