Euclidean space

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A sphere, the maist perfect spatial shape accordin tae Pythagoreans, an aa is an important concept in modren unnerstandin o Euclidean spaces

In mathematics, pairticularly in geometry, the concept o a Euclidean space encompasses Euclidean plane an the three-dimensional space o Euclidean geometry as spaces o dimensions 2 an 3 respectively. It is named efter the Auncient Greek mathematician Euclid o Alexandria.[1] The term “Euclidean” distinguishes these spaces frae ither types o spaces considered in modren geometry. Euclidean spaces an aa generalizes these ideas tae heicher dimensions.

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  1. Ball, W.W. Rouse (1960) [1908]. A Short Account of the History of Mathematics (4th ed.). Dover Publications. pp. 50–62. ISBN 0-486-20630-0.