How did ancient Egyptians use geometry?

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The ancient Egyptians used geometry in virtually the same way that you or I might today. One only has to look at the Great Pyramid of Khufu and some of its mathematical statistics to see this. One thing that the ancient Egyptians did not have was the concept of zero. Beyond that, it was from them that the 'great' Greek masters Pythagoras and Euclid learned their math. You can find more information here: http://www.touregypt.net/featurestories/numbers.htm
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Ancient documents demonstrate that Ancient Egyptians knew how to find the area and volume of several geometric shapes and understood geometic similarity. These skills were particularly useful for constructing pyramids.
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