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A Geometry History game

A Geometry History game

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• Its GeometricAmericas Favorite New Game Show
• QUESTION 1 and the answer is.......● This well known civilization contributed to the study of circles as well as the construction of some of the most phenomenal and massive constructions in the ancient world.●
• WHAT IS EYGPT?
• Question 2 And the answer is......● This ancient culture made many contributions to mathematics and number systems but geometrically speaking, their major contribution was in sparking the imagination of Pythagoras whose study of mathematics lead him to eventually develop the Pythagorean theorem.
• Who were the Babylonians?
• Question 3 And the answer is......● Pythagoras gave mankind his marvelous theorem that every Geometry student knows. He is also credited with discovering a magic property found in nature and mathematics both.
• What is the Golden Rectangle?
• Question 4 And the answer is......● A student of Plato, this ancient mathematician● wrote a series of books called, “The Elements of Geometry”
• Who is Euclid?
• Question 5 And the answer is......● This writing in ancient Indian society gave us rules for geometric constructions used in their rituals that still apply today. (2012)
• What is the Shatapatha Brahmana?
• Question 6 And the answer is......● In the ancient orient, this mathematician created a famous work called, “The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art” which discussed such concepts as The Pythagoras Theorem and many problems where the area of various geometric shapes was discussed.
• Who is Liu Hui?
• Question 7 And the answer is......● This ancient Islamic mathematician tried to take Pythagorass theorem the extra distance to apply it not only to right triangles but all triangles.
• Who is Thābit ibn Qurra?
• Question 8 And the answer is......● This ancient Persian poet best known for his flowery words of love was also an accomplished mathematician who made some contributions to our knowledge of geometry.
• Who is Omar Khayyam?
• Question 9 And the answer is......● The early Egyptians made a discovery into the calculations for the circumference of a circle. They did not use pi but another fractional representation.
• What is 8/9?
• Question 10 And the final answer is......● This geometric discipline also falls under Discrete Math (Finite Mathematics).
• What is finite geometry (a geometricsystem with a finite number of points?
• Question 11And the answer is......
• REFERNCES● Quest garden, history of geometry, (2012), picture accessed 6/15/2012, http://questgarden.com/43/63/4/070108070106/process.htm● Ancient Egyptian Number Hieroglyphs, (2012), picture accessed 6/15/2012, http://www.eyelid.co.uk/numbers.htm● Julia Diggins,Pythagoras and His Followers, (1965), Viking Press, site accessed 6/15/2012 http://www.anselm.edu/homepage/dbanach/pyth1.htm● The Golden Mean Discovered and Adapted (2012) picture accessed 6/1/5/2012, http://photoinf.com/Golden_Mean/John_Hagan/golden_mean.htm● Satapatha Brahmana, Wikipedia, (2012), site accessed 6/15/2012, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Satapatha_Brahmana● History of Chinese Culture, (2012), site accessed 6/15/2012, http://www.chinaculture.org/gb/en_aboutchina/2003-09/24/content_26269.htm● Encyclopedia Britannica, Thābit ibn Qurra, (2012) site accessed 6/15/2012, http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/589570/Thabit-ibn-Qurrah● The New World Encyclopedia, Omar Khayyam, (2012), site accessed 6/15/2012,