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September 12th, 2014, 05:34 PM   #1
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How do I get good at geometry?

I'd like to know what strategies you guys use to study geometry? I have serious problems with this :L

And how u study in general? Somebody can give me some tips?
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September 12th, 2014, 09:32 PM   #2
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How do I get good at geometry?
There are 3 ways:
1: practice
2: practice
3: practice
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September 12th, 2014, 11:31 PM   #3
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Agree with Denis. You could also read about history , it may motivate you to get a genuine desire to learn the subject. Burton's 'History of Mathematics' is a great book for beginners , with worked out examples and exercises at the end of each chapter. Get the study guide and solutions manual also.

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this is quite stupid but how do i practice? just solving problems?
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You can study theorems and then work on problems. I find that Geometry is as much about the theorems you know as it is about actually applying them. But that's perhaps because I've never been any good at it.

Places like ProofWiki are easily accessible resources for erm... proofs.
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The Cartesian coordinate system pretty much unifies geometry and elementary algebra, so if you're good at algebra, you can make any geometry problem easier.
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