Convex set facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
(Redirected from Convex)
Convex polygon illustration1
A convex set
Convex polygon illustration2
A non-convex set

In Euclidean space, a region is a convex set if the following is true. For any two points inside the region, a straight line segment can be drawn. If every point on that segment is inside the region, then the region is convex.

The point is that a convex curve forms the boundary of a convex set. So, any shape which is concave, or has a hollow, cannot be a convex set.

Related pages


Convex set Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.