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July 10th, 2013, 08:39 AM  #1 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2013 From: US Posts: 26 Thanks: 0  Geometry: How to prepare for the school year?
I have about a month before school starts and I got my high school geometry a couple weeks ago. I've read through a third of the book. It's starting to get confusing though because I didn't memorize the theorems and postulates from the earlier chapters. If I want to get a head start on the year, what should I do? Should I start memorizing postulates and theorems or something else? Thanks 
July 10th, 2013, 12:32 PM  #2  
Math Team Joined: Apr 2012 Posts: 1,579 Thanks: 22  Re: Geometry: How to prepare for the school year? Quote:
 
July 10th, 2013, 12:56 PM  #3  
Newbie Joined: Jul 2013 From: US Posts: 26 Thanks: 0  Re: Geometry: How to prepare for the school year? Quote:
Also, which proofs and theorems and postulates must I memorize? My book has about a 100.  
July 11th, 2013, 04:52 PM  #4 
Newbie Joined: Jul 2013 From: US Posts: 26 Thanks: 0  Re: Geometry: How to prepare for the school year?
Please read my last post, I think I'm drastically confused.

July 16th, 2013, 12:43 PM  #5  
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2013 From: United Kingdom Posts: 470 Thanks: 40  Re: Geometry: How to prepare for the school year? Quote:
You must memorise SOH CAH TOA, and have Pythagoras' theorem in your head. Also memorise the trigonometric x and y coordinate axes that includes the first, second, third and fourth quadrants (All, Sin, Tan and Cos). Draw many graphs, and if you have a scientific calculator such as the TI83, check out a few trig formulas and see what sort of graphs they produce.  
July 16th, 2013, 12:46 PM  #6 
Senior Member Joined: Jul 2013 From: United Kingdom Posts: 470 Thanks: 40  Re: Geometry: How to prepare for the school year?
lol. i think i was supposed to post this into the trig section of this forum. my bad... 

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