# What is simple curve and simple closed curve?

Asked By: Rada Pinoo | Last Updated: 14th May, 2020

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**curve**is a line which is not straight.**Simple Curve**in Mathematics is a**curve**which does not cross itself, while a**Closed Curve**is a**curve**which crosses itself.Besides, what is the definition of simple closed curve?

**Simple Closed Curve**. A connected **curve** that does not cross itself and ends at the same point where it begins. Examples are circles, ellipses, and polygons. Note: Despite the name "**curve**", a **simple closed curve** does not actually have to **curve**.

Secondly, is Star a simple closed curve? **Simple closed curves** are **closed curves** which do not have lines that cross over themselves. If it is not **simple**, it does cross over itself. The **star**, arrow, diamond, and lightning bolt do not have lines that cross. They are **simple closed curves**.

Also Know, what is a simple curve?

A **simple curve** is a **curve** that does not cross itself.

What is an open curve?

**Open curve** definition. An **open curve** is a **curve** where the beginning and end points are different.