Common Core Math Vocabulary
Line - Definition with Examples
What is a line?
In geometry, a line can be defined as a straight one- dimensional figure that has no thickness and extends endlessly in both directions.
It is often described as the shortest distance between any two points.
Here, P and Q are points on the line.
Length of the table at which you dine,
Ray of the sun in the morning that shine,
The straight tubes and pipes in a pipeline,
We can find in them – straight geometry lines!
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Instead of handing out math worksheets on lines, line segments and rays, show your children how to use a ruler to draw and measure straight lines.
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