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Topic: Geometry Textbook Suggestions for Gifted Math Program?
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Bill Dubuque

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Re: Geometry Textbook Suggestions for Gifted Math Program?
Posted: Jan 19, 2005 11:17 PM
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"Karl M. Bunday" <> writes:
> Hi, everyone,
> I wonder what you would suggest as a best textbook for a first
> high-school-level geometry course for talented students? I'm trying to
> gather information to make a suggestion to a local mathematics program.
> I am aware of one program that formerly used Gene Murrow and Serge
> Lang's textbook Geometry (Springer-Verlag) and in recent years has used
> Michael Serra's textbook Discovering Geometry (Key Curriculum Press).
> Another textbook I have never seen, but have heard of being used at
> gifted magnet schools is Geometry for Enjoyment and Challenge (McDougall
> Littell), which has VERY MIXED reviews on
> What do you think? If you were recommending a textbook for a class of
> students selected for high math ability taking a first secondary-level
> geometry course, what would you recommend? What do you like about your
> preferred textbook?

The following should prove very stimulating

Geometry, by David A. Brannan, Matthew F. Esplen, Jeremy J. Gray

--Bill Dubuque

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