Tanu R.
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Re: What does one call vector geometry without a coordinate system?
Posted:
Aug 30, 2013 7:34 PM


On Fri, 30 Aug 2013 16:30:23 0700 (PDT), lite.on.beta@gmail.com wrote:
> I remember in grade school (grade 8 or 9ish) we did geometry with vectors as a tool but without any coordinate system. > > We often picked a random point and called it O, then proved things like if M was midpoint between two points A, B, then: > > OM = 1/2 * (OA + OB) > > A lot of stuff was proven with just points and vectors from points to other points (with the fact OX = XO used heavily). > > What's the name of this geometry? I'm thinking of looking this stuff up again.
They called it be topology...

