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has no length or width; it just specifies an exact

location.

Points

Line Segment,

segment has two endpoints, a ray

has one and a

Example of a line segment

Picture of a Line Segment, Ray and a Line

example: the line segment above is XY or YX

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The two points is the end points of the line

segment. A line segment does not extend forever,

but has two distinct endpoints.

example, the line segment above with the letters X

and Y has two names, line segment XY or line

segment YX

This line segment is call

segment AB or BA

segment AB or BA

>** Points and Line Segments** < you are here

Examples:

note: line segments can only have two names.

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