**Euclid, Greek Eukleides**, (flourished c. 300 bce, Alexandria, Egypt), the most prominent mathematician of Greco-Roman antiquity, best known for his treatise on geometry, the Elements.

Contents

- 1 Who wrote Geometry?
- 2 Who is the father of Geometry?
- 3 Who first used Geometry?
- 4 Who invented geometry in India?
- 5 Who found zero?
- 6 What are the 3 types of geometry?
- 7 Who is called Father of trigonometry?
- 8 Why is Euclid famous?
- 9 Who is the father of calculus?
- 10 Who is known as Prince of mathematics?
- 11 Who uses geometry?
- 12 Where did the name geometry come from?
- 13 Who invented 3d geometry?

## Who wrote Geometry?

Euclid (c. 325-265 BC), of Alexandria, probably a student at the Academy founded by Plato, wrote a treatise in 13 books (chapters), titled The Elements of Geometry, in which he presented geometry in an ideal axiomatic form, which came to be known as Euclidean geometry.

## Who is the father of Geometry?

Euclid, The Father of Geometry.

## Who first used Geometry?

Ancient Babylonians ‘first to use geometry’ Sophisticated geometry – the branch of mathematics that deals with shapes – was being used at least 1,400 years earlier than previously thought, a study suggests.

## Who invented geometry in India?

But Indian mathematician Bhāskara had already discovered many of Leibniz’s ideas over 500 years earlier. Bhāskara, also made major contributions to algebra, arithmetic, geometry and trigonometry.

## Who found zero?

The first recorded zero appeared in Mesopotamia around 3 B.C. The Mayans invented it independently circa 4 A.D. It was later devised in India in the mid-fifth century, spread to Cambodia near the end of the seventh century, and into China and the Islamic countries at the end of the eighth.

## What are the 3 types of geometry?

In two dimensions there are 3 geometries: Euclidean, spherical, and hyperbolic.

## Who is called Father of trigonometry?

The first known table of chords was produced by the Greek mathematician Hipparchus in about 140 BC. Although these tables have not survived, it is claimed that twelve books of tables of chords were written by Hipparchus. This makes Hipparchus the founder of trigonometry.

## Why is Euclid famous?

Euclid, Greek Eukleides, (flourished c. 300 bce, Alexandria, Egypt), the most prominent mathematician of Greco-Roman antiquity, best known for his treatise on geometry, the Elements.

## Who is the father of calculus?

Calculus is commonly accepted to have been created twice, independently, by two of the seventeenth century’s brightest minds: Sir Isaac Newton of gravitational fame, and the philosopher and mathematician Gottfried Leibniz.

## Who is known as Prince of mathematics?

Born April 30th, 1777, in Brunswick (Germany), Karl Friedrich Gauss was perhaps one of the most influential mathematical minds in history. Sometimes called the “Prince of Mathematics”, he was noticed for his mathematical thinking at a very young age.

## Who uses geometry?

Common jobs that regularly use geometry to complete their responsibilities include:

- Animator.
- Mathematics teacher.
- Fashion designer.
- Plumber.
- CAD engineer.
- Game developer.
- Interior designer.
- Surveyor.

## Where did the name geometry come from?

Beginning about the 6th century bce, the Greeks gathered and extended this practical knowledge and from it generalized the abstract subject now known as geometry, from the combination of the Greek words geo (“Earth”) and metron (“measure”) for the measurement of the Earth.

## Who invented 3d geometry?

They are length, width and height. Always remember that unlike two-dimensional shapes, three-dimensional shapes consist of thickness or depth. Question 2: Who invented 3d geometry? Answer: Euclid of Alexandria, who is said to be a student at the Academy by Plato was the one who wrote a treatise in 13 books (chapters).