Math Definitions - Letter P

Plane Shape

Definition of Plane Shape

Definition of Plane Shape

A plane shape is a 2-dimensional flat shape with no thickness. It does have width and breadth, however.

The picture shows some plane shapes. The orange shape is a rectangle, the green one is a hexagon, the yellow one is an oval (or ellipse) and the pink one is a triangle.


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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