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Lived c. 325 - c. 270 BC Euclid authored the Elements, the most famous and most published mathematical work in history. The Elements is concerned mainly with geometry, proportion, and number theory. Enormously influential in mathematics teaching for over two thousand years, the Elements provided the spark that inspired many of the world's greatest mathematicians
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14. Euclid (fl. c. 300 BCE in Alexandria, Egypt) was a Greek mathematician best known for his text Elements, which almost from the time of its writing, exerted a continuous and major influence on human affairs. It was the primary source of geometric and deductive reasoning, theorems, and methods at least until the advent of non-Euclidean geometry in the late 19th century. Other than the Bible, the Elements may be the most translated, published, and studied book in the Western world.
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Euclid portrait by Andre Thevet, 1584. Euclid (meaning, good glory, 300 BC) was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the "Father of Geometry". Little is known about his life. The date and place…
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By Jocelyn Hitchcock, Contributing Writer, Classical Wisdom We all know the varsity team: Einstein, Newton, Pythagoras, Descartes. These names are drilled into our heads all through grade school math and history classes, and possibly accompanied by an under-the-breath curse from a disgruntled calculus or physics student. However, another mathematician should receive our attention: Euclid of
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Click the sentences to see the article "Components of Geometry" is an everlasting show-stopper made by the old Greek mathematician Euclid, known as the
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Fourth century BCE – Alexandria, Egypt A straight line can be drawn between any two points A straight line can be extended indefinitely in either direction A cir…
The Elements of Euclid : viz. the first six books, together with the eleventh and twelfth : the errors, by which Theon, or others, have long ago vitiated these books, are corrected, and some of…
Includes, with special title pages: Notes, critical and geometrical (p. -362); Euclid's Data (p. -477); The elements of plane and spherical...
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Euclid and His Contributions Euclid was an ancient Greek mathematician from Alexandria who is best known for his major work, Elements. Although little is known about Euclid the man, he taught in a school that he founded in Alexandria, Egypt, around 300 b.c.e. Source for information on Euclid and His Contributions: Mathematics dictionary.
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