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Where was the Pythagorean Theorem demonstrated earlier than by Pythagoras? 

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Who wrote about geometric findings in the Sulbas Sutras? 

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What building has the height and width equal to the Golden Ratio? 

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All 10 floors of the United Nations Building 


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What was the first provided written definition of the Golden Ratio? 

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_____ was the first person to prove the volume of a cone is ____ the volume of a related ______> 

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Name an important result of the Rhind Papyrus 

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Formulas for Volume and Area 


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What is the primary content of the Plimpton 322? 

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The ______ couldnt have been built without _____. 

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Great Wall of China / Geometry 


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What did the Chinese know the Pythagorean Theorem as? 

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What was the first architectural structure based on? 

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1/2 of the octehedron (the pyramids) 


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How many 4 dimensional polytopes are there? 

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He fought and died in the battle of Athens and Carthage (died from dysentery inflammation of the guts) 


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_____ had a son with the same name who he sent to ____...... 

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Theaetetus / Plato to study after he died 


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It was a copy of previous geometric findings 


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When the ____ were in power there was....... 

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Romans / very little geometry activity in Europe 


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Why are there 60 seconds in a minute and 60 minutes in an hour? 

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Ancient Egyptians used base60 instead of base10 


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Why does the circle have 360 degrees? 

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Mesopotamians used a calendar that had 360 days; the time it takes for the Earth to go around the sun 


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List the 7 virtues of Liberal Education? 

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Mastery of One's Language
Mathematics and Science
History
Art Appreciation
Appreciation of other cultures
Courage to seek answers to life's big questions
Know ones intellectual boundaries 


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Name 2 ways colleges are reinventing Liberal Education. 

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Social Responsibility and Civic Engagement
Intefrated and Culminating Learning
Justifying and intellectual Judgement 


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List the 7 original Liberal Arts from the Middle Ages 

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Grammer, Rhetoric, Logic, Arithmetic, Geometry, Music, Astronomy 


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Who discovered conic sections? 

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Who tutored Alexander the Great in Geometry? 

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What was the earliest printed textbook? 

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Nine Chapters of Mathematical Art 


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How many problems and solutions are in the Nine Chapters of Mathematical Art? 

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How many decimal places did ______ calculate without error? 

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Who proved Pi to be an irrational number? 

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A curve made by intersecting a cone with a plane 


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Who discovered the importance of the focus of a conic? 

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How many girig shapes are there? 

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Who wrote the first systematically organized geometric textbooks? 

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Who thought that the Milky Way was an optical illusion? 

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What are found on Islamic buildings as ornate decorations? 

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