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ERIC Number: ED001863
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1963
Pages: 240
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GEOMETRY, TENTATIVE GUIDES.
KLIER, KATHERINE M.
PRESENTED IS A FUSED COURSE IN PLANE, SOLID, AND COORDINATE GEOMETRY. ELEMENTARY SET THEORY, LOGIC, AND THE PRINCIPLE OF SEPARATION PROVIDE UNIFYING THREADS THROUGHOUT THE TEXT. THE TWO CURRICULUM GUIDES HAVE BEEN PREPARED FOR USE WITH TWO DIFFERENT TEXTS. EITHER CURRICULUM GUIDE MAY BE USED DEPENDING UPON THE CHOICE OF THE TEACHER AND THE NEEDS OF THE STUDENTS. GUIDE A IS PRESENTED IN 11 UNITS WITH ONE INTRODUCTORY UNIT ON SETS. UNITS ARE AS FOLLOWS--(1) POINTS, LINES, PLANES, AND SPACE, (2) TRIANGLES, (3) ESSENTIALS IN PROOF, (4) INTRODUCTION TO FORMAL PROOF, (5) PARALLEL AND PERPENDICULAR LINES AND PLANES, (6) SIMILARITIES, (7) COORDINATE GEOMETRY, (8) POLYGONS AND POLYHEDRONS, (9) CIRCLES AND SPHERES, (10) AREAS OF PLANE FIGURES, AND (11) AREAS AND VOLUMES OF SOLID FIGURES. GUIDE B IS PRESENTED IN 13 UNITS AS FOLLOWS--(1) ELEMENTS OF GEOMETRY. (2) INTRODUCTION - A METHOD OF DISCOVERY,(3) DEDUCTION AND PROOF, (4) ANGLE RELATIONSHIPS AND PERPENDICULAR LINES, (5) PARALLEL LINES AND PLANES, (6) CONGRUENT TRIANGLES, (7) SIMILAR TRIANGLES, (8) CIRCLES, ARCS, AND ANGLES, (9) METHODS OF COORDINATE GEOMETRY, (10) PROOFS USING COORDINATE GEOMETRY, (11) AREAS OF POLYGONS AND CIRCLES (12) AREAS AND VOLUMES OF SOLIDS, AND (13) CONSTRUCTIONS AND LOCI. CROSS REFERENCES ARE GIVEN IN EACH OF TWO TEXTBOOKS USED. THE SYLLABUS IS BASED ON MUCH OF THE THINKING OF THE COMMISSION ON MATHEMATICS OF THE COLLEGE ENTRANCE EXAMINATION BOARD AND THE SCHOOL MATHEMATICS STUDY GROUP.
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Authoring Institution: Baltimore County Public Schools, Towson, MD.
Identifiers: Maryland (Towson)