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July 2nd, 2013, 02:04 PM   #1
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General term for lines, planes, etc.

Say you have the Euclidean space . What would you call the set of points resulting from graphing a linear equation of variables in that space, i.e. a line in , a plane in , etc. Is there a general term for such a set of points in -dimensional Euclidean space?
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Say you have the Euclidean space . What would you call the set of points resulting from graphing a linear equation of variables in that space, i.e. a line in , a plane in , etc. Is there a general term for such a set of points in -dimensional Euclidean space?
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