# Who is the Greek mathematician who advanced the study of geometry and wrote the elements?

EUCLID - a mathematician who lived in Alexandria about 300BC and produced a book bringing together (not necessarily originating) the essential theorems of geometry.

# Do you have geometry words that start with z?

There are three common words that are used in geometry that start with the letter z. These words include z intercept, zero dimensions, and zero slope.

# How would knowledge of geometry be helpful to the Greeks?

Geometry solved their problem about land and guide in the sea, by measurement everything, and increased their knowledge by the ancient North africans and Middle Easterners abo…ut mathematics, construction, architecture, architecture, etc.

# Is arc a geometry word?

Yes. It is the curve of a circle.

# 2 greek word where geometry is derived?

Geo(γαία= earth) and metri(μετρηση= measurement)

# Was Geometry was only used by the Greeks?

at the start it was but as the years went on it started to spread though out the world so your answer is no

# Sentence using the word geometry?

Geometry involves a series of lines, segments, points, and shapes.

# Who was the Greek master of Geometry?

Pythagoras. From Answers.com " What did Pythagoras and Euclid do? In: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/FAQ/4968-5, http://wiki.answers.com/Q/FAQ/8574-33 [Edit categories] |… [Improve][http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_did_Pythagoras_and_Euclid_do&action=edit] Pythagoras was a Greek mathematician and philosopher who lived in the 6th century BC and is best remembered for the Pythagorean theorem (the square of the hypotenuse of a right triangle is equal to the sum of the squares of the opposite two sides). Euclid was a Greek mathematician living in the 4th century BC who taught at the university in Alexandria, Egypt. He became known as the Father of Geometry many years after publishing a thirteen volume work called Euclid's Elements in which he compiled and explained all the known mathematics of his time. Euclid's Elements is the world's most famous mathematical work and is also the oldest continuously used mathematical textbook. It is the foundation of the geometry still being taught in schools almost two and one-half millennium after Euclid's death."

# What are the two greek words were geometry comes from?

greek geometria means the measurement of earth or land from ge "earth, land" and metria "to measure."

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# Which Greek essential invented plane geometry?

Euclid

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# What are the 6 giant ancient Greeks of geometry?

1.Thales of Miletus- the very fist person to be known because of its intelligence.2. Pythagoras of Samos- student of Thales3. Plato- PLATONIC SOLIDS came from him.4. Aristotle…- student of Plato5. Archimedes- ARCHIMEDES PRINCIPLE came from him6. Euclid- known to be the father of geometry.

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# What are the two root word of geometry?

The root word is "metric", which is related to "measurement". "geo" is a prefix here, or a second root word, just as "geo" is one of these in "geography", "geology", "geophy…sics", and "geostationary". Read more: http://wiki.answers.com/Q/What_is_the_root_of_the_word_geometry#ixzz23XWdfP9N

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# Is geometry a latin or a greek word?

The original stem is Greek gemetri, from gemetrein, to measure land.

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# What does the word bisected mean in geometry?

Bisected mean to halve an angle. For instance, a right-angle (90- degrees) is changed to two 45 degree angles when bisected.