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Self Teaching Geometry?Hey. I've always wanted to learn geometry by myself, but don't really know where to start. Somebody mind helping me out a bit? Books, websites, anything. Last edited by Otsdarva (20101226 17:36:02) #2 20101227 00:08:38
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Hi Otsdarva; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #3 20101227 01:53:52
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?hi Otsdarva, You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #4 20101227 03:11:34
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I just want to start geometry from the ground up, if you catch my drift. #5 20101227 03:38:26
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Hi; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #6 20101227 03:46:20
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Thanks bobbym. Where do I go from there once I have the basics down? #7 20101227 04:03:53
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Hi Otsdarva; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #8 20101228 11:38:22
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Thanks, I'll keep that in mind. One of the problems I have is with proofs, though. Hard as hell for me. #9 20101228 17:02:57
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Hi Otsdarva; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #10 20101228 22:34:18
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?hi Otsdarva You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #11 20110316 15:11:41
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Late reply but after studying what was on your site I bought a Cliffs Geometry QuickReview book. Indeed my interest has kicked in once again and I'm starting to build a Geometry mindset. #12 20110316 17:25:55
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Otsdarva; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #13 20110318 07:02:29
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Thanks bobbym and just recently I recovered a lot of focus I was missing before. I'm proud to be able to understand most of secondary school geometry and soon I will move on to the advanced. #14 20110318 09:31:37
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Hi Otsdarva;
Sounds like you are pumping up some neurons. But there is a danger, the brain only has a finite capacity. If you stuff too much geometry in their you could replace vital information. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #16 20110319 09:47:04
Re: Self Teaching Geometry?Hi Otsdarva; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 