AliciaCradle asks:

what is a plane surface

In Topics: Tests (preparing, taking, anxiety!)
> 60 days ago



Allyn Anderson
May 25, 2011
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What the Expert Says:

In mathematics, a plane is any flat, two-dimensional surface. A plane is the two dimensional analogue of a point (zero-dimensions), a line (one-dimension) and a space (three-dimensions). Planes can arise as subspaces of some higher dimensional space, as with the walls of a room, or they may enjoy an independent existence in their own right, as in the setting of Euclidean geometry.

When working in two-dimensional Euclidean space, the definite article is used, the plane, to refer to the whole space. Many fundamental tasks in geometry, trigonometry, and graphing are performed in two-dimensional space, or in other words, in the plane. A lot of mathematics can be and has been performed in the plane, notably in the areas of geometry, trigonometry, graph theory and graphing.

This information comes from "Wikipedia." Hopefully, you will find this helpful. I've included a couple more sites that give additional information.

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