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## Geometry Strategies - Part I

Summary

Mastering geometry for the GRE requires both visual and logical skills, emphasizing the importance of diagrams for problem-solving.

- Always use or draw a diagram to visually process and solve geometry problems, enhancing understanding and solution accuracy.
- Label diagrams with given information and deduced facts, using symbols for perpendicular and parallel lines, and consider extending or adding lines to aid calculations.
- Assign variables to lengths or angles as needed, utilizing algebra to find solutions.
- Develop the skill to 'look big' and 'look small' within diagrams, recognizing that properties applicable to smaller figures also apply to larger ones, facilitating easier problem-solving.
- Practice with diagrams not only aids in solving problems but also engages visual intelligence, crucial for geometry.

Chapters

00:00

The Importance of Diagrams in Geometry

00:36

Enhancing Diagrams for Problem Solving

01:22

Strategic Use of Algebra and Visualization