# What is the greek word for geometry?

# 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.

# 2 greek word where geometry is derived?

Geo(Î³Î±Î¯Î±= earth) and metri(Î¼ÎµÏÏÎ·ÏÎ·= measurement)

# Knowledge of geometry be helpful to the Greeks?

They could have used it to build buildings and design them also

# What does geometry mean in Greek?

The meaning in Greek is: The measurement of the Earth. Î³ÎµÏÎ¼ÎµÏÏÎ¯Î± geo (Î³ÎµÏ): Earth Metria(Î¼ÎµÏÏÎ¯Î±): Measure

# 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

# Who invented Greek geometry?

Euclid because he wrote a n book about it

# What are the contributions of Greeks to geometry?

They are the ones who began to study geometry in detail in the early years. Answer from Ejay Melano

# 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 categorie…s ].
[ 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 4 th 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."

Answered

# What greek god discovered plane geometry?

I don't know, so don't take this as a true answer, but I think itmay be Zeus.

Answered

# 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 Thales.
3. Plato- PLATONIC SOLIDS came from him.. …
4. Aristotle- student of Plato.
5. Archimedes- ARCHIMEDES PRINCIPLE came from him.
6. Euclid- known to be the father of geometry..

Answered

In Geometry

# Who was the greek mathematician that worked out the geometry of the screw?

Archimedes.

Answered

In Geometry

# What Greek worked out a system of plane geometry?

Pythagoras

Answered

# What did the Greeks use geometry for?

For one thing, they calculated (very accurately, too) thecircumference of the Earth. They already knew that the Earth was aglobe.