Why can't a point be measured? It is called an undefined term in geometry. Why?

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- Nov 20th 2008, 07:31 PMmagentaritaA Point
Why can't a point be measured? It is called an undefined term in geometry. Why?

- Nov 20th 2008, 11:20 PMMoo
Hello,

Hmmm well, I'd say that's because a point is just a representation. It doesn't have a measure, because it has no given form. A point is rather a position than an element.

If it were a line, you should consider the distance between the extreme points. But there is only one extreme point ! So how would you find a measure ? - Nov 21st 2008, 07:39 PMmagentaritaok..................