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Thales and the Great Pyramid of Giza Thales played an important part in Geometry On his studying in Egypt he had discovered many theorems One of these theorems included finding the height of a pyramid It was very astonishing for him to do this because he had no supply of modern tools Because of his discoveries Thales is now known as the father of geometry Thales was born in Greek Ionia in 622 BC He was the son of Examyes and Cleobuline Thales parents are said to be from Miletus but others say they are Phoenicians He is the person who introduced geometry to Greece Not only did Thales study Math but he also studied principles of History engineering astronomy science and so on Many people say Thales developed the Scientific Method of Reasoning Thales was unlike other Grecians because he wanted to learn new skills and knowledge instead of using them for just every day uses Not only did he want to use the skills he has learned but he wanted to fully understand it Thales traveled to many different lands searching for knowledge He had first learned Geometry from the Babylonians and Egyptians These people used geometry for building structures and dividing lands While the Babylonians and the Egyptians were constantly building and measuring Thales instead studied the principles and concepts of geometry By doing this Thales is now known as the father of geometry The location of the Pyramid of Giza is in the city of Giza and is now a part of Greater Egypt For 43 centuries the Pyramid of Giza was the tallest structure on earth The North Side of the pyramid was about 75543 feet long the South Side was approximately 75608 feet long the West Side 75577 feet long and the East Side 75588 feet long The Pyramid of Giza was not known how it was exactly built but there are theories of how it might have
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