Geometry First Gp Pt

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Geometry Quizzes & Trivia

Mostly terms, coming directly from ALL ASPECTS of the notes :) Let this serve as your second reveiwer Study from the reviewer, try not to cheat though ;) NOT case sensitive If it says that there may be multiple answers, it may be due to answers with different spacing and answers with s in the end (all options are considered) If there are two or more answers, separate them with commas and a space EXAMPLE: apple, orange For any questions and complaints please tell me. not just memorization, also so you can study and understand what the terms mean. GOODLUCK! -cel


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    • branch of mathematics dealing with properties
    • measurements, and relations of points, lines, angles, planes, and solids 
  • 2. 
    Geometry comes from the Greek words “ge” (geos, geo, gaia) meaning _____ and “metron” (metrein, metre, metria) meaning _______
  • 3. 
    History of Geometry
    • period in geometry
    • informal Geometry of shape
    • early stone age
    • geometric figures such as circles, squares, and triangles can be found in wall paintings
  • 4. 
    • intuitive or practical geometry of size
    • King Ramses II divided the Nile among his people in return for taxes
    • land surveying
    • pyramid building
    • because of the yearly overflowing of the Nile, the people of Ten had to re-measure their land  
  • 5. 
    • Deductive Geometry
    • Practical aspect of Geometry
    • More on reasoning
  • 6. 
    ×           First Father of one of two fathers of Geometry ×           First among 7 wise men of Greece
  • 7. 
    ×           Founded the “Pythagoras” ×           Discovered the sum of interior angles is a triangle is 180 ×           Pythagorean Theorem 
  • 8. 
    ×           Founded “the academy” in 387 BC
  • 9. 
    ×           Most famous student of Plato ×           Tutor of Alexander the Great
  • 10. 
    ×           Greatest of Greek mathematicians and was also an inventor of many mechanical devices (including the screw, the pulley, and the lever)- physics
  • 11. 
    ×           Second father of geometry 
  • 12. 
    Euclid developed geometry from the science of _______ to the science of __________ 
  • 13. 
    ×           Introduced the terms parabola, ellipses, and hyperbola in his famous book the “conics” 
  • 14. 
    ×           Published an essay on conic sections 
  • 15. 
    ×           Noted the difference between an axiom and a postulate ×           Developed the laws of logical reasoning
  • 16. 
    ×           Developed a theory of forms, in his book “Phaedo” which considers mathematical objects as perfect forms
  • 17. 
    ×           First to prove that a circle is bisected by its diameter ×           Measured the height of a pyramid using the idea on similarity and predicted an eclipse of a sun
  • 18. 
    Founded the Ionian school 
  • 19. 
    ×           Best known for his 13 books treatise ×           “the Elements” collecting the theorems of Pythagoras, Hippocrates, Theatetus, Euxodus, and other predecessors into a logically connected whole
  • 20. 
    ×           Wrote the first “elements of Geometry” which Euclid may have used as a model ×           First to show that the ratio of the squares is of their radii
  • 21. 
    ×           Pi, circumference ×           Proved that the volume of a cube is 2/3 the volume of a circumscribed cylinder
  • 22. 
    ×           Coordinate system or coordinate on analytical geometry- Cartesian plane ×           First to use letters to represent numbers
  • 23. 
    The great geometer 
  • 24. 
    Involves the derivation of conclusion that is supported by a statement
  • 25. 
    Guessing, does not require mathematical proofs, knowing without the use of reasoning or rational process
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