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# History of Analytic Geometry brought forth by famous French Mathematician Rene' Descartes

Analytic geometry was brought fourth by the famous French mathematician Rene Descartes in 1637 Descartes did not start his studying and working with geometry until after he had retired out of the army and settled down If not for Descartes great discovery then Sir Isaac Newton might not have ever invented the concept of calculus Descartes concept let to calculus and Newton and GW Leibniz would not be know as well as they are today if it were not for the famous mathematician Rene DescartesAnalytic geometry is a branch of geometry in which points are represented with respect to a coordinate system such as Cartesian coordinates and in which the approach to geometric problems is primarily algebraic Analytic Geometry Analytic geometry is used to find distances slopes midpoints and many many other things using special equations and formulas to determine what a person is looking for Analytic geometry concentrates very much on algebra generally it is taught to students in algebra classes and becomes very helpful when being used in geometry It is not very often when geometry is taught not using the algebra to solve the problems unless proving statements analytic geometry is used most often when speaking of geometry it is the guidelines of geometry It is a set way to find out answers to problems There are many simple formulas to analytic geometry but some of them get very complex and difficult Analytic geometry is not only used in math it is very common to see it being used in any kind of science logic and any other mathematical subjects There are formulas in this form of mathematics in which the volume of a gas is measured and other formulas along those lines Encyclopediacom Some formulas and equations of analytic geometry areThe midpoint formula- change in x2 change in y2Distance formula- square root of change in x squared -change in y squaredFormula for slope- Change in yChange in xFormula for a line-

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