Euclidean Geometry

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Euclidean Geometry

The Plane geometry learned in high school, based upon a few ideal, smooth, symmetric shapes.

Euclidean Geometry

A system of geometry that deals with objects on a plane. Its theory is based on five postulates, from which a number of theoretical proofs are derived.
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By dividing a line into an infinite series of infinitely small points, paradoxes and logical contradictions arose that defied the desired rationality and order of Euclidian geometry.
The axiomatic structure of the Euclidian geometry forms a coherent field of objects and relations of a theoretical nature; and thus it constitutes a favorable ground for the learning of the reasoning and justification.
However, we do not suggest that Euclidian geometry was invented or even pre-echoed at Thera.
Much to the faculty's chagrin, the girls were not philosophizing about Homer or discussing Euclidian geometry.