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What is the name for an object that cannot be added to?

  1. May 20, 2016 #1
    What is the name for an object that cannot be added to (for example, a circle can only have 360 degrees; any more degrees and it is no longer merely a circle)?
     
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  3. May 20, 2016 #2

    Mark44

    Staff: Mentor

    I don't think there is a name for this concept.

    In your example, a circle doesn't "have" 360 degrees. The measure of a central angle that encompasses the entire circle is 360 degrees, but we can talk about angles of more than 360 degrees.
     
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