Girls Get Curves

Geometry Takes Shape

Author: Danica McKellar

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1101644400

Category: Mathematics

Page: 432

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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!

Young Adult Nonfiction

Gateway to the Common Core

Author: Judith A. Hayn,Jeffrey S. Kaplan,Amanda L. Nolen,Heather A. Olvey

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 1475812981

Category: Education

Page: 155

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No matter the location, schools are guided by standards, including Common Core State Standards. This collection of contributions by some of the country’s leading literacy experts offers practical suggestions for implementing young adult literature to meet the demand that standards mandate for focusing on nonfiction in teaching literacy.

Geometry and Trigonometry

Author: Britannica Educational Publishing

Publisher: Britannica Educational Publishing

ISBN: 1622755286

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 64

View: 2323


This stimulating volume offers a broad collection of the principles of geometry and trigonometry and contains colorful diagrams to bring mathematical principles to life. Subjects are enriched by references to famous mathematicians and their ideas, and the stories are presented in a very comprehensible way. Readers investigate the relationships of points, lines, surfaces, and solids. They study construction methods for drawing figures, a wealth of facts about these figures, and above all, methods to prove the facts. They learn about triangle measure for circular motion, sine and cosine, tangent and secant, and trigonometric functions that are applied to right triangles.