# The Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx- Relation to Math

Topics: Egypt, Ancient Egypt, Cairo Pages: 2 (265 words) Published: May 10, 2013
The Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx|
The Relevance to Mathematics|

The Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx are modern wonders that were made in ancient times. The Sphinx and the Pyramids of Giza were made in the time of ancient Egypt. The Sphinx was built by ordinary Egyptians, under the command of a Pharaoh. The sphinx is a creature that appears in Egyptian mythology as a monsters used by the magicians of the house of life. The house of life was a set of magicians that fought to protect ancient Egypt.

Mathematical Relevance:
The Great Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx are some of the most ancient structures in the world that has survived. The Sphinx has not one but multiple relations with mathematics. There are many theories and formulas through which they can be found.

Some examples would be:
* Pythagoras’ theorem
* Trigonometry
* Numbers in general
* Perimeter of one angle
* Area
* Total surface area
* Volume
* Extension
* Applying similar triangles

How to use these:
The ways mathematics is related to these structures can be used in many ways. Like from different angles and sides. The Sphinx can also be measured by finding different shapes in it and making it an abstract shape. It can also be measured from all sides (perimeter). The pyramids obviously can be found through geometry and also other theories.

Conclusion:
Mathematics is something that can be found in everything and so do the Great Sphinx and the pyramids of Giza. They can be found through almost every theory of math. So it can be related to mathematics.