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## Main Question or Discussion Point

What is the difference between the Euclidean Geometry and the simple plane geometry? They seems to work with flat planes.

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What is the difference between the Euclidean Geometry and the simple plane geometry? They seems to work with flat planes.

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hi yungman!

i'm confused …

i'm confused …

aren't they the same thing?

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Thanks

Alan

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Yes it is … different name, same thing!Everything about Euclidean geometry sounds like just simple plane geometry I learned long time ago …

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Hi Tiny-TimHi Alan!

Yes it is … different name, same thing!

Thanks for the reply. That's all I want to know.

Alan

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to people who have not studied hyperbolic plane geometry, the term plane geometry probably means the more familiar euclidean plane geometry. i do not consider the hyperbolic plane to be flat however.

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The spherical surface is totally different where circumference is not 2[itex]\pi[/itex]R as the surface is not flat.

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