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This quiz consists of 5 multiple choice and 5 short answer questions through Heron's Formula for Triangular Area.

## Multiple Choice Questions

**1. Who was the author of the book Elements?**
**(a)** Lindemann. **(b)** Hippocrates. **(c)** Euclid. **(d)** Einstein.

**2. Which of the following is an example of a perfect number?**
**(a)** 20. **(b)** 10. **(c)** 1. **(d)** 6.

**3. According to Euclid, when is a triangle a right triangle?**
**(a)** When a triangle has a side whose square is the sum of the squares of the two legs. **(b)** When a triangle does not have a side which can be considered a hypotenuse. **(c)** When a triangle has three sides whose squares are equal to the area of the triangle. **(d)** When a triangle can be constructed with three unequal sides.

**4. What did Apollonius work with in mathematics?**
**(a)** He develped a way to measure the volume of a sphere. **(b)** He worked on advanced algebra. **(c)** He discovered the algrebraic equation. **(d)** He worked on conics.

**5. What is the name for determining the area of an enclosed space by constructing a square of equivalent area?**
**(a)** Triangulation. **(b)** Cubation. **(c)** Square root. **(d)** Quadrature.

## Short Answer Questions

**1.** Which is one of the common notions presented in Elements?

**2.** Which shapes as described by Euclid, inspired the Greek philosopher Plato?

**3.** According to Dunham, who was most able to collect knowledge from around the globe?

**4.** As described by Dunham, what did Archimedes demonstrate first in his proof on pi?

**5.** What shape was NOT demonstrated in the Elements as having a relationship to other shapes?

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