affine plane

affine plane

[ə′fīn ‚plān]
(mathematics)
In projective geometry, a plane in which (1) every two points lie on exactly one line, (2) if p and L are a given point and line such that p is not on L, then there exists exactly one line that passes through p and does not intersect L, and (3) there exist three noncollinear points.
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focus on several basic designs: Steiner triple systems, latin squares, and finite projective and affine plane.
Recall that a finite Affine plane of order n must have [n.
What I've really described here is an affine plane since it does not go through the origin (0,0,0,0,0).