Geometry Background



The Nile’s flooding in Egypt used to destroy landmarks and position markers,raising the need for reliable measurements and originating the development of geometry Geo-Гεω(for land) metry (for measure-μετρια).10 The Rhind Papyrus, which is in the British Museum, was written by an Egyptian priest named Ahmes about 1,800 B.C.E. It treats the measurement of planar regions and solids.


Projective Plane Ideal Point Euclidean Geometry Projective Geometry Euclidean Plane 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Tel Aviv University School of Mathematical SciencesTel AvivIsrael

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