# Definitions Of Line Segment, Endpoints, Midpoint

## What Are The Definitions Of Line Segment, Endpoint, And Midpoint?

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**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:
__ __ XY OR YX