Geometry Summary
Rita Dove

Everything you need to understand or teach Geometry by Rita Dove.

  • 6 Encyclopedia Articles

Study Pack

The Geometry Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (6)

4,741 words, approx. 16 pages
Geometry GEOMETRY. During the last two millennia BCE, the period that produced most religious texts, geometry (lit., "earth measurement," from Greek gaia, ge, "the earth," ... Read more
2,180 words, approx. 8 pages
The Foundations of Geometry: from Thales to Euclid Overview Ancient Greek mathematicians systematized their knowledge about geometry, with the compendium by Euclid providing definitions, axioms, theor... Read more
1,249 words, approx. 5 pages
Seeking the Geometry of the Universe Overview The German mathematician Georg Friedrich Riemann died shortly before his fortieth birthday and long before the importance of his work was truly recognized... Read more
1,050 words, approx. 4 pages
Geometry Geometry is the branch of mathematics that deals with measurements and properties of points, lines, and angles. Geometry is one of the oldest branches of mathematics, used by the Egyptians an... Read more
1,044 words, approx. 4 pages
Geometry Ancient people used techniques of measurement to build ships, houses and temples and developed methods of calculating financial transactions. For most of the civilizations of the ancient worl... Read more
9,098 words, approx. 31 pages
Geometry Until 1800, mathematics was divided into two great branches: geometry and arithmetic. Both were commonly regarded as the more obviously secure repositories of human knowledge. At this stage, ... Read more
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