Full-year course. A challenging survey of introductory geometry, from points, lines, and planes, through triangles, perimeter and area, quadrilaterals, polygons, circles, three-dimensional geometry, curved surfaces, transformations, and analytical geometry, to an introduction to trigonometry. Highlights include Heron’s Formula, the nine-point circle of the triangle, sketching geometric problems, and problem-solving strategies for geometry. Read about the Well-Trained Mind Academy approach to Art of Problem Solving here.
Recommended to be taken after completing AoPS Algebra I and II.
- Rusczyk, Richard. Introduction to Geometry, 2nd Edition (The Art of Problem Solving). AoPS, 2007. ISBN 9781934124086
- JARLINK Math & Geometry Compass with Lock, Metal and Durable Compass for Solid and Plane Precision Tool. Purchase through Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/
- Sparco Plastic Protractor. Purchase through Amazon: https://preview.tinyurl.com/
Class meets twice a week for one hour and fifteen minutes.
Class cap: 15 students.
Designed for grades 8-11.
Students in grades 9-12 may be awarded 1 Mathematics credit upon completion of this course.