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# Who is the father of geometry?

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Euclid of Alexandria is called the Father of Geometry. He received his education at Plato's Academy in Greece and moved to Egypt to teach. He taught during the reign of Ptolemy I Soter, the first Macedonian ruler. Euclidian geometry has been taught in schools for a long time.

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Euclid is famous for the mathematics textbooks "Elements," which contains lessons on algebra, number theories and geometry. The series contains 13 books. Other math books written by Euclid that are still famous include "Division of Figures," "Data" and "Phaenomena." Three textbooks by Euclid that are no longer used are "Porisms," "Surface Loci" and "Pseudaria."

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Geometry is defined as the area of mathematics dealing with points, lines, shapes and space. Geometry is important because the world is made up of different shapes and spaces. It is broken into plane geometry, flat shapes like lines, circles and triangles, and solid geometry, solid shapes like spheres and cubes.

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In geometry, converse, inverse and contrapositive are conditional statements consisting of a hypothesis and a conclusion. These statements are also known as “if-then statements.” The hypothesis part of a conditional statement is the “if," and the “then” part is the conclusion. The conclusion is the result of a hypothesis.

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The converse in geometry applies to a conditional statement. In a conditional statement, the words "if" and "then" are used to show assumptions and conclusions that are to be arrived at using logical reasoning. This is often used in theorems and problems involving proofs in geometry.