Locus (mathematics) facts for kids

Kids Encyclopedia Facts
Orthoptic locus of a circle, ellipses and hyperbolas
locus of a circle, ellipses and hyperbolas

In geometry, a locus (plural: loci) is one of a set of points which satisfies one or more conditions. The usual results are a curve or a surface. For example, all points in a plane an equal distance from a center point result in a circle.


Locus (mathematics) Facts for Kids. Kiddle Encyclopedia.