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Euclid. By: Shae Reid. Euclid. Euclid. He was born about 325 BC and died about 265 BC in Alexandria, Egypt. Euclid is the most prominent mathematician of antiquity best known for his treatise on mathematics The Element . Euclid was taught in Alexandria, Egypt. Euclid.

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Euclid

Euclid

By: Shae Reid



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Euclid

  • He was born about 325 BC and died about 265 BC in Alexandria, Egypt.

  • Euclid is the most prominent mathematician of antiquity best known for his treatise on mathematics The Element.

  • Euclid was taught in Alexandria, Egypt.


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Euclid

  • Euclid most famous work is his treatise on matematicsThe Element.

  • The book was a compilation of knowledge that became the centre of mathematical teaching for 2000 years.


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Euclid

  • Probably no results in The Elements were first proved by Euclid but the organisation of the material and its exposition are due to him.

  • In fact there is an evidence that Euclid is using earlier textbook as he writes The Element since he introduces quite a number of defenions which are never used such that oblong, a rhombus, and a rhomboid.


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