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Thales & Pythagoras: Early Contributions to Geometry

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What is geometry about?

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1. What part of the pyramid was Thales able to calculate?

2. Which of the following is Thales' Theorem?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and attached worksheet will help gauge your understanding of Thales and Pythagoras' contributions to geometry. Topics you will need to know in order to pass the quiz include shapes and height.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to measure your knowledge of:

  • Understanding what geometry is about
  • Part of the pyramid that Thames was able to calculate
  • Thales' theorem
  • Pythagorean Theorem

Skills practiced

This worksheet and quiz let you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Thales and Pythagoras' contributions to geometry lesson
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about Thales and Pythagoras' contributions to geometry in a different light
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about Thales and Pythagoras' contributions to geometry

Additional Learning

To learn more about Thales and Pythagoras' contributions to geometry, review the lesson Thales & Pythagoras: Early Contributions to Geometry which covers the following topics:

  • The impact of Thales
  • Contributions made by Pythagoras
  • Geometry
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