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  • Published: 2 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9780452298743
  • Imprint: Plume
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $29.99
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Girls Get Curves

Geometry Takes Shape



New York Times bestselling author Danica McKellar makes it a breeze to excel in high school geometry!

Hollywood actress and math whiz Danica McKellar has completely shattered the “math nerd” stereotype. For years, she’s been showing girls how to feel confident and ace their math classes—with style! With Girls Get Curves, she applies her winning techniques to high school geometry, giving readers the tools they need to feel great and totally “get” everything from congruent triangles to theorems, and more. Inside you’ll find:

• Time-saving tips and tricks for homework and tests• Illuminating practice problems (and proofs!) with detailed solutions• Totally relateable real-world examples• True stories from Danica’s own life as an actress and math student• A Troubleshooting Guide, for getting unstuck during even the trickiest proofs!

With Danica as a coach, girls everywhere can stop hiding from their homework and watch their scores rise!

  • Published: 2 July 2013
  • ISBN: 9780452298743
  • Imprint: Plume
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 432
  • RRP: $29.99
Categories:

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Praise for Girls Get Curves

“Danica McKellar is a great teacher! She's warm and funny, and best of all, she explains algebra so clearly. My wife and I immediately ordered her books [for] our daughters.”—Steven Strogatz, New York Times columnist and professor of mathematics, Cornell University “In my 20+ years as a math teacher, rarely have I seen a book that makes mathematics so clear and fun! I highly recommend Danica McKellar's new book, Hot X: Algebra Exposed for perplexed students and puzzled algebra teachers looking for a way to engage today's students with fresh, entertaining lesson plans.” —Dennis Van Roekel, President, National Education Association "McKellar... may well have done more to encourage girls to stick with math than any government task force... the wildly enthusiastic response [her books] have received speaks to the effect that can be achieved by reworking the contents of standard math and science problems and countering the perception that boys won't like girls who are smart."—Eileen Pollack, The New York Times

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