Math Definitions - Letter P


Definition of Plane

Definition of Plane

A plane is a two-dimensional surface.

It extends forever in two directions, but it has no width.

You will often see planes drawn as if they are parallelograms, but planes really have no edges. They go on forever and ever.


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.


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter P

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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