Q: Why does geometry get called geometry?

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Two dimensional geometry is called "plane geometry" meaning that it occurs on a single surface or plane. The objects used in plane geometry are called plane figures.

That's called "solid geometry".

They are called axioms, not surprisingly!

It is called topology

A polyhedron.

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Two dimensional geometry is called "plane geometry" meaning that it occurs on a single surface or plane. The objects used in plane geometry are called plane figures.

Euclid, a Greek mathematician, is known as the Father of Geometry. In his mathematics book Elements, he introduced what came to be known as Euclidean geometry.

It is called an angle!

That's called "solid geometry".

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They are called axioms, not surprisingly!

It is called topology

Rectangle.