Precalculus (6th Edition) Blitzer

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ISBN 10: 0-13446-914-3
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Chapter 7 - Section 7.5 - Systems of Inequalities - Concept and Vocabulary Check - Page 862: 3


The set of all the points on one side of a line is called a half-plane.

Work Step by Step

We know that a line divides the whole plane into two regions: the region above or the right side of the line and the region below or the left side of the line. Thus, the region that contains the set of all points which lie on either side of the line is known as the half-plane.
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