I think we shared a geometry class the last year of school.
TErpa-, four, Spa, face or base), in geometry, a solid bounded by four triangular faces.
His life was devoted to the study of higher geometry and reforming the more advanced mathematical teaching of Italy.
The geometry of the rectangular hyperbola is simplified by the fact that its principal axes are equal.
The Canonis Descriptio on its publication in 1614, at once attracted the attention of Edward Wright, whose name is known in connexion with improvements in navigation, and Henry Briggs, then professor of geometry at Gresham College, London.
Fortunately, however, Robert Napier had transcribed his father's manuscript De Arte Logistica, and the copy escaped the fate of the originals in the manner explained in the following note, written in the volume containing them by Francis, seventh Lord Napier: "John Napier of Merchiston, inventor of the logarithms, left his manuscripts to his son Robert, who appears to have caused the following pages to have been written out fair from his father's notes, for Mr Briggs, professor of geometry at Oxford.
He was elected fellow of Balliol in 1850 and Savilian professor of geometry in 1861, and in 1874 was appointed keeper of the university museum.
His writings include: Mathematical Investigations in the Theory of Value and Prices (1892); Elements of Geometry (with A.
While at Oxford Wren distinguished himself in geometry and applied mathematics, and Newton, in his Principia, p. 19 (ed.
The manuscripts of the geometry of Boetius differ widely from each other.
For example, geometry is such a department.
The "axioms" of geometry are the fixed conditions which occur in the hypotheses of the geometrical propositions.
He showed at an early age wellmarked mathematical powers, and his progress was so rapid in arithmetic and geometry that he was soon beyond the guidance not only of his father but of schoolmaster Schulz, who assisted in the mathematical department of his training.
Algebra and geometry were the only studies that continued to defy my efforts to comprehend them.
I wish algebra and geometry had been half as easy as the languages and literature.
The first day I had Elementary Greek and Advanced Latin, and the second day Geometry, Algebra and Advanced Greek.
The braille worked well enough in the languages, but when it came to geometry and algebra, difficulties arose.
It is true that I was familiar with all literary braille in common use in this country--English, American, and New York Point; but the various signs and symbols in geometry and algebra in the three systems are very different, and I had used only the English braille in my algebra.
In geometry my chief difficulty was that I had always been accustomed to read the propositions in line print, or to have them spelled into my hand; and somehow, although the propositions were right before me, I found the braille confusing, and could not fix clearly in my mind what I was reading.
There are so many pleasant things to do--not always very easy things,--much of my work in Algebra and Geometry is hard: but I love it all, especially Greek.
It is true that Algebra and Geometry are growing easier all the time, especially algebra; and I have just received books in raised print which will greatly facilitate my work....
I am reading the "Iliad," and the "Aeneid" and Cicero, besides doing a lot in Geometry and Algebra.
However, the braille worked well enough in the languages; but when it came to Geometry and Algebra, it was different.
In Geometry, my chief difficulty was, that I had always been accustomed to reading the propositions in Line Print, or having them spelled into my hand; and somehow, although the propositions were right before me, yet the braille confused me, and I could not fix in my mind clearly what I was reading.
One paper has Helen demonstrating problems in geometry by means of her playing blocks.
He took the exercise book containing lessons in geometry written by himself and drew up a chair with his foot.
She put down the geometry book and eagerly broke the seal of her letter.
"The hours are the same, and the lathe, and also the mathematics and my geometry lessons," said Princess Mary gleefully, as if her lessons in geometry were among the greatest delights of her life.