Geometrical Quickies & Trickies

Geometrical Quickies & Trickies

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Are you bored or unchallenged by drill-and-kill geometry questions in your textbooks and workbooks? Are you half-prepared for your coming math contests and competitions? Some benefits of Geometrical Quickies a Trickies are: * Over 200 non-routine geometry questions to separate the nerd of mathletes from the herd of drill-and-kill specialists; * Trick and tricky questions to meet the mathematical needs and wants of students- and teachers-problem solvers; * Twenty enrichment geometry units to promote an appreciation for recreational mathematics; * Hints and solutions, and a reference list for more practice on quickies and tricks. Geometrical Quickies a Trickies is suitable for grades 6-9 problem solvers and mathletes, and for teachers and tutors who desire to challenge (or torture) their students mathematically. Contents 1. What is a Circle? 2. Three Famous (or Notorious) Geometrical Problems 3. Non-Euclidean Geometry for Goondus 4. How Many Regions? 5. That Holy Little Geometry Book 6. Fun with Areas and Perimeters 7. Always a Parallelogram! 8. The Malfatti's Problem 9. The Beauty of Pi 10. The Zero Option 11. The Golden Ratio by Paper Folding 12. The Ubiquity of Phi 13. Matchstick Mathematics 14. The Rolling Circle Question 15. Two Useful Circle Properties 16. Proving the Obvious 17. Sangukua€”Japanese Temple Geometry 18. Applications of Pythagorean Theorem 19. Visualizing Infinity 20. Geometrical Idiosyncrasies Answers/Hints/Solutions Bibliography a ReferencesSome benefits of Geometrical Quickies aamp; Trickies are: * Over 200 non-routine geometry questions to separate the nerd of mathletes from the herd of drill-and-kill specialists; * Trick and tricky questions to meet the mathematical needs and ...


Title:Geometrical Quickies & Trickies
Author: Yan Kow Cheong
Publisher:MathPlus Publishing - 2016-01-01
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