# Elliptic Geometry: Definition & Postulates

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question 1 of 3

### The sum of the interior angles of a triangle drawn on a spherical surface like the Earth will always be greater than which of the following?

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### 2. Which type of geometry studies the geometry of spherical surfaces?

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This quiz and worksheet evaluates your knowledge about the basics of elliptic geometry. You'll review what you know about postulates in regards to elliptic geometry and fundamentals of this topic.

## Quiz & Worksheet Goals

This quiz and worksheet is intended to assess your knowledge of:

• What the sum of the interior angles of a triangle will always be greater than
• The term for the study of flat surfaces
• The type of geometry that focuses on spherical surfaces
• Postulates of elliptic geometry

## Skills Practiced

• Interpreting information - verify that you read and were able to interpret information about the term for the study of flat surfaces
• Knowledge application - use your knowledge of the postulates of elliptic geometry to answer questions about it
• Information recall - see if you can recall the type of geometry in which the parallel postulate is valid