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College Geometry A Problem Solving Approach with Applications

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ISBN-10: 0131879693

ISBN-13: 9780131879690

Edition: 2nd 2008 (Revised)

Authors: Gary Musser, Lynn Trimpe, Vikki Maurer

List price: $186.65
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For courses in Geometry or Geometry for Future Teachers. nbsp;nbsp; This popular book has four main goals: 1. to help students become better problem solvers, especially in solving common application problems involving geometry; 2. to help students learn many properties of geometric figures, to verify them using proofs, and to use them to solve applied problems; 3. to expose students to the axiomatic method of synthetic Euclidean geometry at an appropriate level of sophistication; and 4. to provide students with other methods for solving problems in geometry, namely using coordinate geometry and transformation geometry. Beginning with informal experiences, the book gradually moves toward…    
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Book details

List price: $186.65
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 3/1/2007
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 656
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 3.190
Language: English

Gary Musser is Professor Emeritus of Mathematics at Oregon State University. Professor Musser has published 40 papers in many journals, including the PACIFIC JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS, CANADIAN JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICS, THE MATHEMATICS ASSOCIATION OF AMERICA MONTHLY, the NCTM's THE MATEMATICAL TEACHER, the NCTM's THE ARITHMETIC TEACHER, SCHOOL SCIENCE AND MATHEMATICS, THE OREGON MATHEMATICS TEACHER, and THE COMPUTING TEACHER. In addition, he is a coauthor of two other college mathematics books: COLLEGE GEOMETRY: A PROBLEM-SOLVING APPROACH WITH APPLICATIONS and MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS. He also coauthored the K-8 series MATHEMATICS IN ACTION. He has given more than 65 invited…    

Vikki Maurer is Mathematics Faculty at Linn-Benton Community College. Together with Roger Maurer and Lynn Trimpe, Vikki wrote several editions of the Student Hints and Solutions Manual to accompany the Musser/Burger/Peterson text, MATHEMATICS FOR ELEMENTARY TEACHERS: A CONTEMPORARY APPROACH, most recently for the 7th edition.

Problem Solving, Geometric Shapes, and Measurement
Problem Solving in Geometry
Geometric Shapes and Measurement
Perimeter, Area, and Volume
Formal Synthetic Euclidean Geometry
Reasoning and Triangle Congruence
Parallel Lines and Quadrilaterals
Similarity
Circles
Alternate Approaches to Plane Geometry
Coordinate Geometry
Transformation Geometry
Elementary Logic
Inequalities in Algebra and Geometry
Non-Euclidean Geometry