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anonymous
 3 years ago
What is a plane?
anonymous
 3 years ago
What is a plane?

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anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is it composed of many points?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here's an example of a plane dw:1347602928018:dw

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0here's another one that im sure you're familiar of dw:1347602961138:dw what do you notice?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Is plane composed of points?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yes...in a sense...it is

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0however, the more exact way of defining it is that it is composed of lines

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0area, perimeter, length, width, etc.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Which means a point has area...

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then how does a plane have area?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0do you know what "area" is?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1347603254688:dw that is the area...it is the amount of space *covered* by a *closed figure*

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a point is NOT a closed figure

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then how does collection of points make a plane?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0collection of points => line collection of lines => plane

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Line is collection of points, therefore a plane is a collection of points.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0That's not my doubt..

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A plane is collection of lines or points and a plane has area. Which means a point should have area.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A geometric object defined by three points not on the same line. Any more than three points and they do not necessarily define a plane. A point has zero length and zero area.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0area only happens to twodimensional figures

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0area = length x width <==two dimensions

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0a point is dimensionless

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Then why does a plane have area?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0because a plane is two dimensional

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A plane is made up from at least 2 crossed lines!

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0How can we make two dimension from zero dimension?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0plane = twodimensional area = twodimensional therefore... plane has area point = 0 dimenison area = two dimension therefore...point does NOT have area

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@abdul_shabeer can you not make 1 out of 0?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0all you have to do is add

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Any two points, both dimension 0, have a distance between them, which is dimension 1. Extrapolate to higher dimensions.

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0@jreem What is that distance composed of?

anonymous
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Points. An infinity of them. That's how we can add zero's and get to a nonzero number.

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Plane is one of at least 3 *undefined* terms in Euclidean Geometry. Think of it as a flat surface extending infinitely far. A plane has no length, width, perimeter, area or depth. It contains lines, points, rays, and so forth.
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