Class 9 Maths Euclid Geometry | Book: The Elements by Euclid |

**Book: The Elements by Euclid:**

Euclid complied the “The elements” in 300 BC. He divided “the elements” into 13 chapters, each chapter called a book. It is the second most printed book in the world after bible.

Euclids Method

- Assumes small set of axioms to be true
- Deduce theorems using Axioms

Although many Euclid’s results had been states by earlier Mathematicians, Euclid was first to show how these proposition could fit into a comprehensive deduction & logical system. The Elements begin with plane geometry. It goes into solid Geometry of 3D. Algebra is also explained using geometrical language. This book is a collection of definition, Postulates, theorems & Proofs. Success of this book is primarily due to its logical presentation of most of the mathematical knowledge available to Euclid.

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