A community for students.
Here's the question you clicked on:
 0 viewing
Jellopudin
 3 years ago
Do a line and a point not on the line lie in exactly one plane?
Jellopudin
 3 years ago
Do a line and a point not on the line lie in exactly one plane?

This Question is Closed

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0I disagree. @Jellopudin

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0dw:1360448415130:dw

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0A line contains at least 2 points. P is a point not on the given line. Therefore, points A and B on the line and point P not on the line are noncollinear. And, three noncollinear points determine a unique plane.

Jellopudin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0yeah but what if there are additional points for P

Jellopudin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0then it creates a new plane! =D

Jellopudin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0but in the questions case it would lie on 1 plane so its true

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0At least three of the points would always be noncollinear. It doesn't matter how many more points are there. The question is about "a line and a point."

Directrix
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Check out the axioms of incidence at http://userpages.umbc.edu/~rcampbel/Math306/Axioms/Hilbert.html Also, they should be written in your Geometry text.

Jellopudin
 3 years ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Just my brain and the internet at this time
Ask your own question
Sign UpFind more explanations on OpenStudy
Your question is ready. Sign up for free to start getting answers.
spraguer
(Moderator)
5
→ View Detailed Profile
is replying to Can someone tell me what button the professor is hitting...
23
 Teamwork 19 Teammate
 Problem Solving 19 Hero
 Engagement 19 Mad Hatter
 You have blocked this person.
 ✔ You're a fan Checking fan status...
Thanks for being so helpful in mathematics. If you are getting quality help, make sure you spread the word about OpenStudy.