villianie
villianie asks:
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what is the origin of geometry?

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> 60 days ago

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rkaiulani
rkaiulani writes:
The word geometry is Ancient Greek. "Initially a body of practical knowledge concerning lengths, areas, and volumes, in the 3rd century BC geometry was put into an axiomatic form by Euclid, whose treatment—Euclidean geometry—set a standard for many centuries to follow." Here is the wikipedia link for more info. Hope this helps!
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