# Definition of Point

A point is a zero dimensional object. It has no size, but just has a position.

The diagram shows three points plotted in the $xy$-plane. They are marked by small circles to indicate their positions, but they should really be invisible.

We usually give points a name like $A$, $B$ or $C$ etc.

### Description

The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student.

### Audience

Year 1 to Year 12 students

### Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter P

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