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Building Blocks of Geometry

Points

Terms

Problems

A point is a way to describe a specific location in space. It is drawn by placing a single dot at the location you want to specify, and denoted in text with a capital letter. Below is pictured the point B.

Figure %: The point B

A point has no length, or width. In real life it is not tangible; points are useful for identifying specific locations, but are not objects in themselves. They only appear so when drawn on a page.

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