Geometry in HistoryEuclid, a famous mathematician was known as the “Father of Geometry” and wrote the famous bookElements about geometry.Leonardo Da Vinci drew the Vitruvian Man which showed the symmetry of a man as shown in thepicture below.The ancient Egyptians made pyramids for their king’s tombs or for other reasons.
How To Find ThePerimeter of a ShapeThe way that you find the perimeter of a shape isyou measure each side and add them up.Perimeter is used to to find what is outside of ashape.Example: 4 in. Answer: 4+4+4+4=16in.
How to Find theArea of a SquareThe area of a shape is found by multiplying lengthx widthArea is used to find what is inside a shapeExample: 6in.Length is the 6in. and width is the 4in. in the example 4in. Answer:(6)(4)=24
How To Find TheArea Of A TriangleThe area is found by doing 1/2 base x heightExample: 4in. 4in. Answer: 1/2 (4)(4)= 8