March 9th Trivia Solution
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This 3rd century Greek mathematician wrote the standard geometric textbook that was used for nearly two millennia, 'Elements'. What was the name of this ancient Greek genius?

Correct answer:
  • Euclid

Incorrect answers:
  • Ptolemy
  • Aristotle
  • Pythagoras

Interesting Info:
  • 'Elements' is the most successful textbook in history, having been in use for over two thousand years. Consider: these days an average college textbook goes out of date in a year or two. If copyrights had been available, Euclid and his progeny would have made a fortune! As it stands, his name will live on in history as one of the fathers of mathematics.
 

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