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Line Segment, Endpoints, Midpoint
What Are The Definitions Of Line Segment, Endpoint, And Midpoint?
A
Line Segment
in geometry has the following characteristics.
A Line Segment occupies the distance between two
Points
called
Endpoints
.
A Line Segment is a fixed length.
A Line Segment has length but no width or height.
The exact center of a Line Segment is called the
Midpoint
.
Is there a standard way of writing an line segment as a mathematical expression? Yes. There are two ways to express a line segment:
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XY
OR
YX
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