Euclid's Axiomatic Geometry: Developments & Postulates


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Euclid wrote which textbook?

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1. How many basic truths did Euclid establish as the basis for geometry?

2. Which of the following is not one of the five axioms?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The following interactive quiz and worksheet combination will test your knowledge of Euclid's axiomatic geometry principles.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These assessments test your ability to identify:

  • Euclid's textbook
  • His basic truths
  • What Euclid said about circles

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding which textbook Euclid wrote
  • Making connections- use understanding of the basis for Euclid's geometry
  • Interpreting information- verify that you can read information regarding what Euclid said about circles and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

You can learn more about this topic in geometry by reviewing the lesson entitled Euclid's Axiomatic Geometry: Developments & Postulates. This lesson outlines the following subjects:

  • The purpose of Euclid's postulates
  • The components of the axiomatic system
  • The unique features of Euclidean geometry
  • Euclid's impact on mathematics