# Did the ancient Greeks have math?

Yes. in fact, the Ancient Greeks invented pi.

### Logic and formal proof in math have been in existence since the time of the ancient Greeks?

True or False. Logic and proof in math have been in existence sine the time of the ancient Greeks. true

### Did the ancient Greeks contributed little to math?

The ancient Greeks INVENTED math. See "Life of Pythagoras" by Iamblichus, Diogenes Laertius "Vitae philosophorum VIII", Porphyry "Life of Pythagoras" Apuleius "Apologia" and Hierocles of Alexandria "Golden Verses of Pythagoras".

### What did Ancient Greeks do for fun?

create math theroms, bathe, gamble, philosophize, kill eachother.

### How did ancient greek math influence on modern math today?

Greeks developed geometry to help teach logic. This is why we must do proofs in geometry.

### Did Greeks or Latin create math?

Neither. Modern western mathematics has its roots in ancient Egypt and Mesopotamia, although the Greeks gave it quite a boost.

### How did the ancient Greeks influence modern mathematics?

the Greeks believed that everything had to have an explaination and they used math to come up with that explaination so they invented the Pythagorean Theorem..

### What were the ancient Greeks resonsible for inventing?

They invented democracy, math, astrology and science (physics). That's all I know it may be more.

### What did ancient Greeks do for us?

They made important contributions to:- democracy, math, science - and are (were) the ancestors of most of the non-asiatic people of the world today.

### What ideas did the Greeks have for the cause of illness?

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### What did the Greeks do for entertainment?

The Ancient Greeks did for entertainment was...... For entertainment the ancient Greeks sang songs ,listened to music and did plays

### What type of government did ancient Greeks live by?

the ancient Greeks had a democracy government

### What do you owe to the Ancient Greeks?

Much of our current theorems in Mathematics and even branching into Science are a notable thing we owe the Ancient Greeks, as well as many root words for much of the romanic and other languages. Homosexeuality. And the worship of the Titans. Oh yeah music, math, and philosophy.

### What did the ancient Greeks make buildings out of?

the ancient Greeks made buildings out of adobe just like the ancient Egyptians

### What sport did the ancient Greeks invent that is used today?

The ancient Greeks invented boxing.

### What type of government did the ancient Greeks create?

The Ancient Greeks had a government called Democracy

### What was Antarctica known as to the ancient Greeks?

Nothing. The ancient Greeks did not know Antarctica existed.

### What sort of technology did the Ancient greeks use?

what kind of technology did ancient greeks use

### Who rediscovered the ideas of the ancient Greeks?

Europeans rediscovered the ideas of the ancient Greeks after 1500.

### What type of instrument did ancient Greeks use?

What type of instruments did the ancient Greeks use

### How did the ancient Greeks travel?

Ancient Greeks were sailors. They traveled around the Mediterranean by ships called trieme. They had sails but were also rowed by men.

### Who were the ancestors of modern day Greeks?

The Ancestors of modern Greeks are the Ancient Greeks. Some Greeks however, have got mixed ancestory as with every country, but on the whole, according to DNA testing as recent as 2012, about 90% of modern Greeks have the same DNA as that of the Ancient Greeks and are therefore descendants of the Ancient Greeks.

### How did the ancient Greeks make columns?

The Ancient Greeks used wood, and later used marble.

### How did the ancient greeks cook their food?

Ancient Greeks would cook their food over a fire.

### Why were the titans and the gods interesting to the Greeks?

You are talking about the religion of the ancient Greeks; they were the deitites of ancient Greece.

### How did the ancient Greeks make money?

the ancient greeks made money by trading food and taxes

### By what other name are the ancient Greeks known?

Achaians are the other name the ancient Greeks are known by.

### Were ancient Greeks Roman cathic?

No, the ancient Greeks were pantheistic. they worshiped many gods and goddesses.

### How did math influence the people in ancient Greece?

The Greeks got on with their daily toil to sustain and defend themselves obliious of the mathemaical work pursued by a few philosophers.