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Geometry is a branch of mathematics concerned with questions of shape, size, relative position ... Geometry originated as a practical science concerned with surveys, measurements, areas, and volumes...

Question Corner -- The Origin Of Geometry - University of Toronto

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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 ...

Origins of Geometry

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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 ...

The Origin of Geometry

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Now, to ask the question of the Greek beginning of geometry is precisely to ask ... He sometimes liked, as did many others, to privilege the intuition, clairvoyant or ...

geometry | mathematics | Britannica.com

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

Math 117 Lecture 3 Notes: Geometry comes from two Greek words ...

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Geometry comes from two Greek words, “ge” meaning “earth” and “metria” meaning .... Does doubling each number in a Pythagorean triple result in a new ...

Did Egypt Originate Geometry Theorem? - NYTimes.com

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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.

Sacred Geometry - review by Samuel Scarborough

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The first question that comes to mind is where does sacred geometry come from? According to Mr. Skinner, the roots of this art can be traced not only back to the ...

Greek Mathematics - The Story of Mathematics

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But most of Greek mathematics was based on geometry. Thales, one of the Seven Sages of Ancient Greece, who lived on the Ionian coast of Asian Minor in the ...

The Story of Mathematics - A History of Mathematical Thought from ...

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Historically, it was regarded as the science of quantity, whether of magnitudes (as in geometry) or of numbers (as in arithmetic) or of the generalization of these ...

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greek geometry

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Before the time of recorded history, geometry originated out of practical necessity; it was the ... Sometimes they guessed correctly, but other times they did not.

Greek Geometry - Euclid, Pythagoras, Archimedes and Thales

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Initially, as with the Egyptians, geometry originated from practical necessity and ... did not appear to use deductive reasoning to uncover geometric techniques ...

History of Classical Greek Geometry - Math

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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 ...