## The Father of Geometry: Euclid and His 3-D World"A biography of ancient Greek mathematician Euclid, known as the father of geometry and author of the mathematics textbook Elements"--Provided by publisher. |

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### Contents

The Life of Euclid | 11 |

Geometry Before Euclid | 21 |

Plane Geometry | 27 |

The Theory of Numbers | 41 |

Solid Geometry | 49 |

Chronology | 89 |

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