# Geometry Sentence Examples

- I think we shared a
**geometry**class the last year of school. - For example,
**geometry**is such a department. - Now
**geometry**deals with points, lines, planes and cubic contents. - 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. - 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. - The "axioms" of
**geometry**are the fixed conditions which occur in the hypotheses of the geometrical propositions. - The book will contain four essays, all in French, with the general title of Project of a Universal science, capable of raising our nature to its highest perfection; also Dioptrics, Meteors and
**Geometry**, wherein the most curious matters which the author could select as a proof of the universal science which he proposes are explained in such a way that even the unlearned may understand them.' - 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. - In fact, the whole theory of measurement in
**geometry**arises at a comparatively late stage as the result of a variety of complicated considerations. - One paper has Helen demonstrating problems in
**geometry**by means of her playing blocks. - Thus Descartes gave to modern
**geometry**that abstract and general character in which consists its superiority to the**geometry**of the ancients. - During this period logarithms were invented, trigonometry and algebra developed, analytical
**geometry**invented, dynamics put upon a sound basis, and the period closed with the magnificent invention of (or at least the perfecting of) the differential calculus by Newton and Leibnitz and the discovery of gravitation. - In mathematics, he was the first to draw up a methodical treatment of mechanics with the aid of
**geometry**; he first distinguished harmonic progression from arithmetical and geometrical progressions. - The
**Geometry**of Descartes, unlike the other parts of his essays, is not easy reading. - In projective
**geometry**it may be defined as the conic which intersects the line at infinity in two real points, or to which it is possible to draw two real tangents from the centre. - The three subjects to which Smith's writings relate are theory of numbers, elliptic functions and modern
**geometry**; but in all that he wrote an "arithmetical" made of thought is apparent, his methods and processes being arithmetical as distinguished from algebraic. He had the most intense admiration of Gauss. - In 1664 Sir John Cutler instituted for his benefit a mechanical lectureship of £50 a year, and in the following year he was nominated professor of
**geometry**in Gresham College, where he subsequently resided. - The special nature of the "axioms" which constitute
**geometry**is considered in the article**Geometry**(Axioms). - The Greeks created the sciences of
**geometry**and of number as applied to the measurement of continuous quantities. - However, the braille worked well enough in the languages; but when it came to
**Geometry**and Algebra, it was different. - His manual on Graphical Statics and his Elements of Projective
**Geometry**(translated by C. Leudesdorf), have been published in English by the Clarendon Press. - But as yet he had only glimpses of a logical method which should invigorate the syllogism by the co-operation of ancient
**geometry**and modern algebra. - The ancient
**geometry**, as we know it, is a wonderful monument of ingenuity - a series of tours de force, in which each problem to all appearance stands alone, and, if solved, is solved by methods and principles peculiar to itself. - But the pupil soon found his teacher to be a charlatan, and taught himself, aided by commentaries, to master logic,
**geometry**and astronomy. - Thus what have been called seminvariants are not all of them invariants for the general substitution, but are invariants for the particular substitution xl = X11 + J-s12, X 2 = 112 Again, in plane
**geometry**, the most general equations of substitution which change from old axes inclined at w to new axes inclined at w' =13 - a, and inclined at angles a, l3 to the old axis of x, without change of origin, are x-sin(wa)X+sin(w -/3)Y sin w sin ' _sin ax y sin w a transformation of modulus sin w' sin w' The theory of invariants originated in the discussion, by George Boole, of this system so important in**geometry**. - He took the exercise book containing lessons in
**geometry**written by himself and drew up a chair with his foot. - Fermat, Roberval and Desargues took exception in their various ways to the methods employed in the
**geometry**, and to the demonstrations of the laws of refraction given in the Dioptrics and Meteors. **Geometry**again is regarded by thoroughgoing empiricists as hypothetical.- 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. - Between Roberval and Descartes there existed a feeling of ill - will, owing to the jealousy aroused in the mind of the former by the criticism which Descartes offered to some of the methods employed by him and by Pierre de Fermat; and this led him to criticize and oppose the analytical methods which Descartes introduced into
**geometry**about this time. - This work entitles Poncelet to rank as one of the greatest of those who took part in the development of the modern
**geometry**of which G. - In addition to the various works of Brewster already noticed, the following may be mentioned: - Notes and Introduction to Carlyle's translation of Legendre's Elements of
**Geometry**(1824); Treatise on Optics (1831); Letters on Natural Magic, addressed to Sir Walter Scott (1831); The Martyrs of Science, or the Lives of Galileo, Tycho Brake, and Kepler (1841); More Worlds than One (1854). - Also, as the Cartesian
**geometry**shows, all the relations between points are expressible in terms of geometric quantities. - Also in
**geometry**, what is a point ? - Thus the whole method of measurement in
**geometry**as described in the elementary textbooks and the older treatises is obscure to the last degree. - His earliest publications, beginning with A Syllabus of Plane Algebraical
**Geometry**(1860) and The Formulae of Plane Trigonometry (1861), were exclusively mathematical; but late in the year 1865 he published, under the pseudonym of "Lewis Carroll," Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, a work that was the outcome of his keen sympathy with the imagination of children and their sense of fun. - Algebra and
**geometry**were the only studies that continued to defy my efforts to comprehend them. - 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. - Consequently, I did not do so well as I should have done, if Teacher had been allowed to read the Algebra and
**Geometry**to me. - This fruitful thought he illustrates by showing how
**geometry**is applied to the action of natural bodies, and demonstrating by geometrical figures certain laws of physical forces. - In 1709 he entered the university of Glasgow, where he exhibited a decided genius for mathematics, more especially for
**geometry**; it is said that before the end of his sixteenth year he had discovered many of the theorems afterwards published in his Geometria organica. - Accordingly, at first sight it seems reasonable to define
**geometry**in some such way as "the science of dimensional quantity." - From February to July, 1898, Mr. Keith came out to Wrentham twice a week, and taught me algebra,
**geometry**, Greek and Latin. - 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. - Allman, Greek
**Geometry**from Thales to Euclid (1889); Florian Cajori, History of Mathematics (New York, 1894); M. - But he seems to have been well cared for, and he was at the age of fourteen sufficiently advanced "in algebra,
**geometry**, astronomy, and even the higher mathematics," to calculate a solar eclipse within four seconds of accuracy. - In 1860 he was appointed to the professorship of higher
**geometry**at the university of Bologna, and in 1866 to that of higher**geometry**and graphical statics at the higher technical college of Milan. - His writings include: Mathematical Investigations in the Theory of Value and Prices (1892); Elements of
**Geometry**(with A. - De Traytorrens, went through the elements of algebra and
**geometry**, and the three fi r st books of the Marquis de l'Hopital's Conic Sections. - The special nature of the "axioms" which constitute
**geometry**is considered in the article**Geometry**(Axioms). - Between them the general theory of the complex variable, and of the various "infinite" processes of mathematical analysis, was established, while other mathematicians, such as Poncelet, Steiner, Lobatschewsky and von Staudt, were founding modern
**geometry**, and Gauss inaugurated the differential**geometry**of surfaces. - The first day I had Elementary Greek and Advanced Latin, and the second day
**Geometry**, Algebra and Advanced Greek. - It was during his imprisonment here that, "prive de toute espece de livres et de secours, surtout distrait par les malheurs de ma patrie et les miens propres," as he himself puts it, he began his researches on projective
**geometry**which led to his great treatise on that subject.