She was a quiet girl who was designed like a tall problem in plane geometry.
The figure suggests the case of two circles in plane geometry.
Not until 1844 did Harvard require any plane geometry for entrance.
But the introduction to plane geometry is not so easily disposed of.
Why is it that Pascal, when twelve years old, succeeded in discovering for himself the greater part of plane geometry.
A Collection of Lemmas, consisting of fifteen propositions in plane geometry.
Courses in higher mathematics (plane geometry and trigonometry) were optional as were English history and foreign languages.
In his work Euclid placed all of the leading propositions of plane geometry then known, and arranged them in a logical order.
It was therefore from 1850 to 1875 that plane geometry took a definite place in the American high school.
As to the fusion of trigonometry and plane geometry little need be said, because the subject is in the doctrinaire stage.
plane geometry The mathematical study of geometric figures whose parts lie in the same plane, such as polygons, circles, and lines. |
The study of two-dimensional figures (figures that are confined to a plane).
Note: Plane geometry is one of the oldest branches of mathematics.
Note: The Greek mathematician Euclid was the first to study plane geometry carefully. His book Elements was the standard plane geometry textbook for centuries.