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Hello sir
Sir how we can say sir a point doesn't have height, because when we measure that point by divider and scale we will get some 0.00001 approximately its distance or height

Sir first we should draw a point and we should place a divider on it and we we should measure it.Approximately 0.00001 height or distance will be measured then how we can say that a point has no height

Hi Aishwarya,

A point represents a precise location.  Ideally, it has no height or measurements of its own.  In practice, when we draw a point it is impossible to make it immeasurably small.  From a mathematical standpoint though, there is no concept of "measuring a point."

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