Euclidean Geometry: Definition, History & Examples


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In what work did Euclid lay out the foundations of Euclidean Geometry?

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1. What were Archimedes' contributions to geometry?

2. What is another name for Euclidean Geometry?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet will teach you about Euclidean Geometry and its importance. The interactive quiz will test you on the works of several mathematicians including: Euclid, Archimedes, Descartes, and Einstein.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The accompanying quiz will test your knowledge on the following topics:

  • Euclid's books in which he introduced Euclidean Geometry
  • Archimedes' role in geometry
  • Descartes' Analytic Geometry
  • Einstein's Theory of Relativity

Skills Practiced

Using the worksheet, this questions will quiz your knowledge on the following:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on the history of Euclidean Geometry
  • Making connections - understanding of Euclidean Geometry relative to other topics in mathematics
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding Euclidean Geometry

Additional Learning

To broaden your understanding of mathematics and Euclidean Geometry, study the accompanying lesson. This lesson approaches the following topics:

  • Euclid
  • Plane Geometry/ Euclidean Geometry
  • Euclid's five postulates
  • Archimedes
  • Analytical Geometry
  • Einstein's Theory of Relativity