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Experiencing Geometry: On Plane and Sphere Paperback

ISBN-13: 000-0133737705 ISBN-10: 0133737705 Edition: 1st

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  • Paperback: 193 pages
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall College Div; 1st edition (July 10, 1995)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0133737705
  • ISBN-13: 978-0133737707
  • Product Dimensions: 0.5 x 7 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 8.8 ounces
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #108,491 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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In Experiencing Geometry on Plane and Sphere, Henderson invites readers to explore the basic ideas of geometry beyond the formulation of proofs. The text conveys a distinctive approach, stimulating readers to develop a broader, deeper understanding of mathematics through active participation--including discovery, discussion and writing about fundamental ideas. It provides a series of interesting, challenging problems, then encourages readers to gather their reasonings and understandings of each problem and discuss their findings in an open forum.

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Key Benefit: In Experiencing Geometry on Plane and Sphere, Henderson invites readers to explore the basic ideas of geometry beyond the formulation of proofs. Key Topics: The text conveys a distinctive approach, stimulating readers to develop a broader, deeper understanding of mathematics through active participation—including discovering, discussing and writing about fundamental ideas. It provides a series of interesting, challenging problems, then encourages readers to gather their reasonings and understandings of each problem and discuss their findings in an open forum.


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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful By hawkins@aureate.com on November 2, 1998
Format: Paperback
I used this book for a graduate level geometry class, and I found this book to be very enjoyable in terms of thinking that it requires and the way that the author presents the material. I like Henderson's approach to geometry, and I would recommend this book for math majors in college.
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0 of 3 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on October 11, 2000
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it is great! the amout of content is amazing
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