Basic Geometric Terms

Point : A mathematical point is a fixed location. It cannot be moved.

Line : A line is a collection of points extended endlessly in both the directions. It has no end points.

Line Segment : A line segment id part of a line. It has two end points.

Ray : A ray is part of a line. It has one end point and goes endlessly on one direction.

Concurrent Lines : Lines that pass through the same point are called concurrent lines.

Collinear Points : If three or more points lie on a straight line, the points are said to be collinear points.

Non -Collinear Points : Three points not lying in the same straight line are called the non – collinear points.

Plane : A plane is a flat surface that goes on endlessly indefinitely in all directions.

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