Euclid's Elements is a mathematical and geometric treatise consisting of 13
books attributed to ... The thirteen books cover Euclidean geometry and the
ancient Greek version of elementary number...
Feb 14, 1997 ... The Elements; Data -- a companion volume to the first six books of the Elements
... Postulates -- particular to the subject at hand; Theorems .... touch a circle which
, meeting the circle and being produced, does not cut the circle.
This dynamically illustrated edition of Euclid's Elements includes 13 books on
plane geometry, geometric and abstract algebra, number theory, ...
(Euclid does, however, make frequent use of reductio ad absurdum or
demonstratio .... The subject matter of the first six books of the Elements is plane
Oct 4, 2003 ... : Proclus, A Commentary on the First Book of Euclid's Elements , trans. .... by a
half-century the famous work by Apollonius on the same subject. .... For example,
defining what is meant by the term ``circle'' does not imply that ...
Next to the Bible, Euclid's Elements is probably the most reproduced book in the
... that molded all geometrical thinking, did Euclid ever use the word "geometry.
Subject index ... 1248), recorded that Euclid's father was Naucrates and his
grandfather was Zenarchus, that he was a Greek, ... The Elements is divided into
thirteen books which cover plane geometry, arithmetic and number theory, ... I
thought at first that I understood its meaning, but soon became satisfied that I did
Dec 10, 2015 ... Euclid compiled his Elements from a number of works of earlier men. ... no further
than Books I through IV, which cover elementary plane geometry. ... The subject
of Book II has been called geometric algebra because it states ...
And yet, even though we call the subject Euclidean geometry, very few people, ...
those of us who teach it, have a clear idea of what exactly it was that Euclid did. ...
Euclid's 13 books cover an enormous swath of math, from planar geometry to ...
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