Date: 12/08/2002 at 10:34:27 From: Tabatha Subject: Math question on circles What is a location in space that has no thickness?
Date: 12/08/2002 at 18:24:57 From: Doctor Hydrogen Subject: Re: Math question on circles Hi Tabatha, When you deal with any two-dimensional object, such as a square or a circle or a triangle, it has two dimensions: length and width. However, these objects lack depth (or thickness). So, any two- dimensional object or any plane (an infinite area) has no thickness. I hope this is what you are looking for. Good luck! - Doctor Hydrogen, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/
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