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Definition Of Position

Position is the space occupied by an object with respect to another object.

More About Position

The position of an object with respect to another is given by using the terms 'in front', 'behind', 'left', 'right', 'above', 'below', 'top', 'bottom', etc.

Video Examples: Year 2 - Describing Position

Example of Position

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In the above figure, the letter R is on the top.
We can also say that the letter R is above the letters O and G.
Letter B is below the letters O and G.
Letter P is present to the right of the letter B.
Like this, we can explain the position of the letters placed in the figure.

Solved Example on Position

Ques: Which shape is below the triangle?

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A. rectangle
B. circle
C. triangle
D. square
Correct Answer: A


Step 1: 'Below' is the position occupied by one object beneath another object.
Step 2: So, the figure that is placed below the triangle is 'rectangle'.