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analytical geometry

Line breaks: ana|lyt¦ic¦al geom|etry

Definition of analytical geometry in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Geometry using coordinates.
Example sentences
  • From September to December 1883 Stieltjes lectured on analytical geometry and on descriptive geometry.
  • The new algebra and analytical geometry of Viète was read by Newton from Frans van Schooten's edition of Viète's collected works published in 1646.
  • Miss Scott was a geometer who whenever possible brought to analytical geometry the full resources of pure geometrical reasoning.

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