Point - Mathematics

Mathematics

See 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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