Definition of

# Curve

A smoothly-flowing line (no sharp changes).

In normal language a curve must bend (change direction), but in mathematics a straight line is also a curve.

When we look really closely at any part of a curve it looks like a line:

In normal language a curve must bend (change direction), but in mathematics a straight line is also a curve.

When we look really closely at any part of a curve it looks like a line:

See: Line

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