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Subject: Geometry for 11th grade
Date Posted: 11/15/2010 8:24 PM ET
Member Since: 8/16/2010
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Does anyone have any Geometry books...text, TM, workbooks? I am having a hard time finding anything. Normally I use Saxon for math, but after lots of bad reviews and complaints from friends, I have decided not to use their Geometry. Too many claiming, along with Saxon's admmision, that the solutions guide is full of errors. Please, if you have anything or know a good, cheap curriculum, please lety me know.

Thanks,

Laura Sasser

Date Posted: 11/16/2010 7:54 AM ET
Member Since: 4/7/2007
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Two of my kids have successfully used Key-To Geometry. For those who are not familiar, it is a series of workbooks which build simply and gradually and can be used with minimal to no outside instruction.

I have also found the Barron's "the easy way" series helpful although not stand alone. (Extra problems are necessary, but they can be located for free online by searching free online math help.

Good luck.

Date Posted: 11/16/2010 9:26 AM ET
Member Since: 3/20/2007
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My son used Teaching Textbooks Geometry.  You can find it used on HomeschoolClassifieds.com.  It holds its resale value, though, so a full set used is typically around $150 for the $185 full price.  You'll never see it on sale at any HS curricula store, as the publishers won't let it be discounted.

http://www.teachingtextbooks.com

My son switched to Thinkwell's Algebra 2 (much more depth than TT's)  after using TT's Algebra 1 & Geometry.  Thinkwell didn't have Geometry at the time, but they do now.  My son liked both programs, but Thinkwell goes much deeper and broader.  He's now taking Thinkwell's Trigonometry, and they also have two Calculus courses.  TT only goes to Pre-Calc.

http://www.thinkwellhomeschool.com/