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non-Euclidean geometry


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A type of geometry that does not comply with the basic postulates of Euclidean geometry, particularly a form of geometry that does not accept Euclid's postulate that only one straight line can be drawn through a point in space parallel to a given straight line. Several types of non-Euclidean geometry exist.

Subjects: Mathematics.


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