Euclidean
Geometry
The main area of study in high school geometry. This is
the geometry of axioms, theorems,
and twocolumn proofs. It includes the study of points, lines, triangles, quadrilaterals,
other
polygons, circles, spheres, prisms, pyramids, cones, cylinders,
etc.
Note: Euclidean geometry is named for Euclid, a Greek who lived
2500 years ago and wrote Elements, a book that has
survived to the present day as the standard source book for
Euclidean geometry.
See
also
Plane geometry, solid
geometry, analytic
geometry, nonEuclidean geometry
