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Q: What does There is no royal way to geometry mean?

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Euclid of Alexandria is credited with saying so to King Ptolemy I.

Euclid to Ptolomey.

It means height

Aristotle considered geometry one of the most important sciences, and did some work with point and line planar geometry. He also used geometry as a way into sciences where he did more work, like optics and mechanics.

It means slanted surface.

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When asked by King Ptolemy about an easier way to learn mathematics, it is claimed that Euclid told him that "There is no royal way to geometry".

Euclid of Alexandria is credited with saying so to King Ptolemy I.

The story may be apocryphal, but the implication is that knowledge is not obtained by birthright.

Euclid is said to have told told King Ptolemy that.

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