Euclid
Euclid was a mathematician whose third century B.C. textbook Elements served as the western world's unchallenged standard for two millennia. Nothing is known about Euclid's life or physical appearance, and what little is known about his career c...

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Born:
c. 325 B.C.,
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Died:
c. 265 B.C.

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Euclid sometimes called Euclid of Alexandria to distinguish him from Euclides of
Megara, was a .... Pappus believed these results to be important in astronomy
and included Euclid's Optics, along...

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Euclid is often referred to as the “Father of Geometry”, and he wrote perhaps the
most important and successful mathematical textbook of all time, the ...

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However, what is most important to remember is that he was the first person to
write ... A common misconception is that Euclid invented all concepts of geometry
.

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Although Euclid is a famous mathematician, very little is known about his life. It is
believed that he was a student of Plato. Euclid was born around 365 B.C. in ...

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Euclid enters history as one of the greatest of all mathematicians and he is often
referred to as the father of geometry.

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Euclid's Elements, by far his most famous and important work, is a
comprehensive collection of the mathematical knowledge discovered by the
classical Greeks, ...

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Oct 23, 2015 ... Euclid of Alexandria (lived c. 300 BCE) ... He collected important mathematical
and geometric knowledge in one book. The Elements is a ...

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Jan 12, 2016 ... Euclid formalized geometry(now known as euclidean geometry) through his 5
postulates : Any 2 points can be joined by a straight line segment ...

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The axioms in Euclid's list do seem intuitively obvious, and the Elements itself is
proof that they can, as a group, be used to prove a wide variety of important ...