Points and Line Segment
We identify a Point with a number or letter. A point
has no length or width; it just specifies an exact
Endpoint? Is a point used to define a
Line Segment, Ray or line. A line
segment has two endpoints, a ray
has one and a line can have many.
Line Segment - A straight path with two points.
The two points is the end points of the line
segment. A line segment does not extend forever,
but has two distinct endpoints
Example of a line segment
The end points are given letters for names. For
example, the line segment above with the letters X
and Y has two names, line segment XY or line
note: line segments can only have two names.
More examples of a line segments