How do you say the word Euclid?
What does the word Euclid mean?
Euclid, fl. 300 BC, also known as Euclid of Alexandria, was a Greek mathematician, often referred to as the “Father of Geometry”. “Euclid” is the anglicized version of the Greek name Εὐκλείδης, meaning “Good Glory”.
Who is the father of geometry pronounce?
Euclid (pronounced YOO klihd) was a Greek mathematician who lived approximately 330-270 B.C. Euclid compiled and systematically arranged the geometry and number theory of his day into the famous text “Elements.” This text, used in schools for about 2000 years, earned him the name “the father of geometry.” Even today,
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