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# What is the contribution of Euclid to the development of geometry?

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###### September 11, 2015 3:06AM

For his major study, *Elements,* Euclid collected the work
of many mathematicians who preceded him. Among these were
Hippocrates of Chios, Theudius, Theaetetus, and Eudoxus. Euclid's
vital contribution was to gather, compile, organize, and rework the
mathematical concepts of his predecessors into a consistent whole,
later to become known as Euclidean geometry.

More:

http://www.bookrags.com/research/euclid-and-his-contributions-mmat-02/
Euclid's *Elements* is the basis of geometry taught in schools
today, more than 2000 years after it was written.

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