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I am reading Introduction to linear algebra by Serge Lang. I have a confusion. I read here on website that we cannot add points. But he defines this operation. how can this be?

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  • $\begingroup$ Adding vectors is fundamental to linear algebra $\endgroup$ – J. W. Tanner Mar 22 at 12:09
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    $\begingroup$ You definitely can add "points" $v$ in a vector space $V$. $\endgroup$ – Dietrich Burde Mar 22 at 12:09
  • $\begingroup$ What do you mean by ‘points’ exactly, in this context? $\endgroup$ – Bernard Mar 22 at 12:11
  • $\begingroup$ points on the plane@Bernard $\endgroup$ – Артём Петров Mar 22 at 13:06

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