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Essentials of Geometry for College Students (2nd Edition)

Essentials of Geometry for College Students (2nd Edition)
Author: Margaret L. Lial - Barbara A. Brown - Arnold R. St
ISBN 13: 9780201748826
ISBN 10: 201748827
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2003-11-27
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 560
List Price: $163.40

For this second edition of an undergraduate text, Lial (American River College) has added boxes on technology connections, activities that use everyday items to explain different theorems, and chapter learning objectives. Also new are three cumulative reviews, writing exercises, and an introduction to flowchart proofs. Less emphasis is placed in this edition on developing proofs of numbered theorems. The text is designed for college students with no previous experience with plane Euclidean geometry. A background in introductory algebra and a scientific calculator are the only prerequisites. Annotation © 2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR


An applications-oriented textbook that presumes some exposure to beginning algebra. Striking characteristics include illustrations, pedagogical second color, and marginal insets. No bibliography. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)