en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geometry

Geometry is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size,
relative position ..... The best-known examples of topologies come from metrics,
which are ways of measuring distances be...

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The Origin Of Geometry. Asked by Cristy Smith, student, Valliant High School on
October 23, 1997: Where did geometry originate? This is a difficult question to ...

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Where did geometry originate? Most people assume the Egyptians started it. a)
Through their practical surveying b) The 'leisure class' of priests pursued it for ...

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May 10, 2016 ... Projective geometry originated with the French mathematician Girard ..... While
not able to square the circle, Hippocrates did demonstrate the ...

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Feb 14, 1991 ... To the Editor: Basir Mchawi has been hired by the New York City Board of
Education to plan a high school for black males (news article, Jan.

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Geometry comes from two Greek words, “ge” meaning “earth” and “metria”
meaning ... The study of geometry in grades 3-7 requires thinking and doing.

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Thales may be considered to have originated the geometry of lines, which forms
a .... The Pythagoreans did not make such a distinction, as they considered ...

www.ancient.eu/article/606/

Sep 24, 2013 ... Strabo, the famous Greek geographer, explains the origin of the word geometry (
which literally means “land measuring”) as follows:.

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Geometry definition, the branch of mathematics that deals with the deduction of ...
I think in geometry, you can come to very accurate conclusions with just your ...

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Knowing the etymology of these terms helps in understanding geometry. ... when
you run into them, the etymologies will come back to add color to your world, ...