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# Solution - Consider two ‘postulates’ given below:- (i) Given any two distinct points A and B, there exists a third point C which is in between A and B. (ii) There exist at least three points that are not on the same line. Do these postulates contain any undefined terms? Are these postulates consistent? Do they follow from Euclid’s postulates? Explain. - CBSE Class 9 - Mathematics

ConceptEuclid’S Definitions, Axioms and Postulates

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Consider two ‘postulates’ given below:-

(i) Given any two distinct points A and B, there exists a third point C which is in between A and B.

(ii) There exist at least three points that are not on the same line.

Do these postulates contain any undefined terms? Are these postulates consistent? Do they follow from Euclid’s postulates? Explain.

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Solution for question: Consider two ‘postulates’ given below:- (i) Given any two distinct points A and B, there exists a third point C which is in between A and B. (ii) There exist at least three points that are not on the same line. Do these postulates contain any undefined terms? Are these postulates consistent? Do they follow from Euclid’s postulates? Explain. concept: Euclid’S Definitions, Axioms and Postulates. For the course CBSE
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