MathematicsSee also: List of points
- Point (geometry), an entity that has a location in space or on a plane, but has no extent
- a shape that is indivisible
- Point-free geometry
- Stationary point (or turning point), a point in a set of inputs to a function where the output ceases to change
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“I must study politics and war that my sons may have liberty to study mathematics and philosophy.”
—John Adams (17351826)
“In mathematics he was greater
Than Tycho Brahe, or Erra Pater:
For he, by geometric scale,
Could take the size of pots of ale;
Resolve, by sines and tangents straight,
If bread and butter wanted weight;
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The clock doth strike, by algebra.”
—Samuel Butler (16121680)