Ko tā te pūwāhi he tohu i te takotoranga o tētahi mea. He rahi-kore te pūwāhi, he wāhi noho, koirā noa iho. Ka whakamahia ngā tikanga taunga hei whakaatu pūwāhi ki tētahi papa, ki te mokowā rānei.
A point indicates the position of something. It has no size, only a position. Coordinates are used to locate a point on a plane or in space.