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Euclid (/ˈjuːklᵻd/ greek: εὐκλείδης, eukleidēs ancient greek: fl 300 bce), sometimes called euclid of alexandria to distinguish him from euclides of megara, was a greek mathematician, often referred to as the father of geometry he was active in alexandria during the reign of ptolemy i (323–283 bce. Euclid used the ‘synthetic approach’ towards producing his theorems, definitions and axioms apart from being a tutor at the alexandria library, euclid coined and structured the different elements of mathematics, such as porisms, geometric systems, infinite values, factorizations, and the congruence of shapes that went on to contour. A quick introduction to non-euclidean geometry euclidean geometry euclid (325 bce alexandria in the nile river delta in 332 bce.
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