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					Greek Contributions to
Math

         By NS
Important people

• Pythagoras
• Plato
• Aristotle
The Golden Age 5th
century
• axiomatic approach to
  geometry
• concept of infinity
The Greeks focus
mostly on Geometry

• Geometry
• Pretty much every century
Other achievements

• astronomy, geometry, and
  cartography
Why the progressed so
much
• Alphabet
• They taught geometry and other
  subjects
3 rd   century

• Estimate of pi
• Exhaustion theory
6 th   century

• Pythagorean theorem
Bibliography

• http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/s
  ci/A0859534.html
• http://www.math.nus.edu.sg/~m
  atwyl/non-
  euclidean_geometry_notes.pdf
• http://www.math.tamu.edu/~dall
  en/history/greekorg/greekorg.ht
  ml
Bibliography continued!

• http://www.safehealthyschools.
  org/safeandhealthyschools.gif
• http://www.myteacherpages.co
  m/webpages/MrsThonus/photos/
  149597/2geometry.jpg
• http://www.epilepsyfoundation.o
  rg/local/norcal/images/Star.JPG
Bibliography continued
again
• http://socialsciences.people.ha
  waii.edu/images/people.jpg
• http://www.open2.net/blogs/med
  ia/blogs/39197167_gold.jpg
• http://www.mathresource.iitb.ac
  .in/linear%20algebra/FinalPi_Met
  hod/image/pidrop.jpg
Bibliography continued
again, again
• http://library.thinkquest.org/CR0
  210200/ancient_greece/athens2.
  jpg