can you please tell what exact the meaning of euclid's geometry?
Asked by srishti | 8th Jun, 2013, 04:58: PM
Euclidean geometry is a mathematical system attributed to the Alexandrian Greek mathematician Euclid, which he described in his textbook on geometry: the Elements. Euclid's method consists in assuming a small set of intuitively appealing axioms, and deducing many other propositions (theorems) from these. Although many of Euclid's results had been stated by earlier mathematicians,Euclid was the first to show how these propositions could fit into a comprehensive deductive and logical system.The Elements begins with plane geometry and goes on to the solid geometry of three dimensions. Much of the Elements states results of what are now called algebra and number theory, explained in geometrical language.
Answered by | 9th Jun, 2013, 06:01: AM
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