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Geometry: Seeing, Doing, Understanding (Jacob’s), Part One

With Monica Breier

Learn the foundational skills of Geometry — including two- and three-dimensional shapes, lines, rays, and figures in a plane — and use deductive and analytical reasoning, logic, and problem solving with clear illustrations of all equations.

This course dives deep into logical reasoning and critical thinking through proofs and constructions. Students will develop deductive reasoning strategies to understand lines, angles, polygons, and their transformations, as well as cognitive skills necessary for logical thinking as young adults.

Week 1: An introduction to geometry

Week 2-3: Deductive Reasoning

Week 4: Lines and Angles

Week 5-6: Congruence

Week 7-8: Inequalities

Week 9-10: Parallel Lines

Week 11-12: Quadrilaterals

Week 13-14: Transformations

**Materials:** Geometry: Seeing, Doing, and Understanding by Harold Jacobs, IBSN 0716743612 or 1683442547 (https://amzn.to/2Py3Zat or bookfinder.com). Plus compass, protractor, ruler, graph paper, and a scientific calculator.

**Homework:** Daily assignments (aside from test days) taking about 30 minutes, with weekly quizzes or tests occurring every week.

**Class dates:** Wednesdays, September 4 to December 11, 2024. (No class November 27th)

**Starting time:** 2:30 PM Eastern (1:30 Central; 12:30 Mountain; 11:30 Pacific)

**Duration:** 55 minutes per live class

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