A point is an exact location. It has no size, only position.

Drag the points below (they are shown as dots so you can see them, but a point really has no size at all!)

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Points usually have a name, often a letter like "A", or even "W"


graph with point (12,5)

The exact location of a point can be shown using Cartesian Coordinates.

Here we see the point (12,5)



Point, Line, Plane and Solid

  • A point has no dimensions, only location
  • A line is one-dimensional
  • A plane is two dimensional
  • A solid is three-dimensional