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Genre/Form: | Juvenile works Miscellanea Juvenile literature Miscellanea Juvenile literature |
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Material Type: | Juvenile audience, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Book, Internet Resource |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Jessica Wolk-Stanley; Math Forum. |

ISBN: | 0471225541 9780471225546 1415549915 9781415549919 |

OCLC Number: | 54372625 |

Notes: | Includes index. |

Description: | viii, 182 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm |

Contents: | Part 1: Introduction to two-dimensional (2-D) geometric figures -- Points, lines, planes -- Angles -- Triangles -- Quadrilaterals -- Part 2: Area and perimeter of two-dimensional (2-D) geometric figures -- Area and perimeter -- Units of area -- Parallelograms and trapezoids -- Part 3: Circles area and perimeter -- Resources on the web -- Part 4. Introduction to three-dimensional (3-D) geometric figures --Polyhedra -- Platonic solids -- Surface area -- Volume -- Nets of solids -- Part 5: Symmetry rigid motions -- Rotation, reflection, translation, glide reflection -- Symmetries -- Lines of symmetry -- Tessellations. |

Other Titles: | Doctor Math introduces geometry Geometry |

Responsibility: | the Math Forum, Drexel University ; cartoons by Jessica Wolk-Stanley. |

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### Abstract:

You, Too, Can Understand Geometry - Just Ask Dr. Math! Have you started studying geometry in math class? Do you get totally lost trying to find the perimeter of a rectangle or the circumference of a circle? Don't worry. Grasping the basics of geometry doesn't have to be as scary as it sounds. Dr.
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