   Chapter P.3, Problem 9E Elementary Geometry For College St...

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Alexander + 2 others
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Section Elementary Geometry For College St...

7th Edition
Alexander + 2 others
ISBN: 9781337614085
Textbook Problem

Must two different points be collinear? Must three or more points be collinear? Can three or more points be collinear?

To determine

Whether it is must for two different points to be collinear, must three or more points to be collinear, and whether three or more points collinear.

Explanation

Calculation:

Given,

Two different points.

Any two points can be joined by a straight line.

Thus, if is must for any two points to be collinear as they can lie on a line.

For three or more points it is not necessary that all the points can be joined by a straight line at all time.

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