What is Point in Maths || Grade 6 Mathematics

What is a point?

A Point is something which:

  • shows a location.
  • has no length, no width and no depth.

To get a point, mark a dot with a sharpen pencil as shown in the figure.

what is a point in geometry

What are collinear points?

definition of collinear point

When two or more points lie on a same line, they are called collinear points

points that are collinear

Here, points A, B, C and D lie on a same line, therefore, all these points are collinear points.

three points that are collinear
collinear point example

What are non-collinear points?

The points which do not lie on the same line are known as non-collinear points.

definition of non collinear point

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