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DISTANCE, AREA AND VOLUME

there is the endless, unmeasureable distance of the straight line and there is the endlessly reducing distance that can exist between one point and another point e.g.... one thousandth of a metre, one millionth of a metre, one billionth of a metre, one trillionth of a metre... ad infinitum
further, the point, used to designate a position, can be represented as a triangle, which has area as a two dimensional object and volume when projected into to three or more dimensions, and further still a triangle can reduce in size forever (see the golden ratio)
the smallest distance used by science is one planck length