# Flashcards - FTCE Math: Foundations of Geometry

Flashcards - FTCE Math: Foundations of Geometry
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Euclid
Euclid , sometimes called Euclid of Alexandria to distinguish him from Euclides of Megara, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the "father of geometry"
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set
Set /sÉ›t/ or Seth is a god of the desert, storms, disorder, violence and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion
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independence
Independence is a condition of a nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-government, and usually sovereignty, over the territory
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consistent
In classical deductive logic, a consistent theory is one that does not contain a contradiction
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deductive
Deductive reasoning, also deductive logic, logical deduction is the process of reasoning from one or more statements to reach a logically certain conclusion
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deductive
Deductive reasoning, also deductive logic, logical deduction is the process of reasoning from one or more statements to reach a logically certain conclusion
consistent
In classical deductive logic, a consistent theory is one that does not contain a contradiction
independence
Independence is a condition of a nation, country, or state in which its residents and population, or some portion thereof, exercise self-government, and usually sovereignty, over the territory
set
Set /sÉ›t/ or Seth is a god of the desert, storms, disorder, violence and foreigners in ancient Egyptian religion
Euclid
Euclid , sometimes called Euclid of Alexandria to distinguish him from Euclides of Megara, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the "father of geometry"
Euclidean geometry
Euclidean geometry is a mathematical system attributed to the Alexandrian Greek mathematician Euclid, which he described in his textbook on geometry: the Elements
axiom
An axiom or postulate is a statement that is taken to be true, to serve as a premise or starting point for further reasoning and arguments
axiomatic system
In mathematics, an axiomatic system is any set of axioms from which some or all axioms can be used in conjunction to logically derive theorems
geometric proofs
In mathematics, a proof is a deductive argument for a mathematical statement
plane
In mathematics, a plane is a flat, two-dimensional surface that extends infinitely far
line
The notion of line or straight line was introduced by ancient mathematicians to represent straight objects with negligible width and depth

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