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Geometry: Seeing, Doing, Understanding

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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.
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Hardcover, 780 pages
Published February 13th 2004 by W. H. Freeman (first published March 14th 2003)
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Vera Faye

This book helped me a lot on how to understand geometry. The diagrams and pictures are immensely useful. Fun and related to the topic, the comics are quite entertaining.



The problem is though, the answers in the book
are often wrong. Also, the instructions on how to do the constructions are a bit hard to understand. Despite that, this book along with my teacher made geometry one of my most favorite subjects.

Siobhain
I never knew that I liked Geometry until I started teaching from this textbook. I think it is thorough and engaging. It has adequately prepared all of my children for standardized tests and subsequent math courses. In my first year using the book, I sent a desperate email to the publisher asking for guidance on which problems to assign. We were using a program which assigned every problem for every lesson which seemed like too much and was overwhelming my child. Mr. Jacobs promptly replied with ...more
Jack Kinsella
May 07, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a lovingly-crafted pedagogical masterpiece. The text contains thousands of attention-grabbing photos, cartoons, and diagrams from fields as diverse as WW2 aerial bombing tactics, ancient Egyptian tax-collecting calculations, snake movement mechanics, renaissance painting techniques, and astronomy.

And, importantly for self-learners, a comprehensive solution manual is available with answers to all ~5000 exercises.
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