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Grade 3 - Mathematics
8.2 Points, Lines, and Segments

  • Point: A point is a dot.
  • Straight line: A line that has no end points, can be extended continuously on either sides.
  • Segment: A line that has two end points is called a segment.
  • Ray: A line that has only one end point is called ray.
  • Parallel Lines : Two lines that do not touch each other are called parallel lines.
  • Intersecting lines: Two lines that pass through each other are called intersecting lines.
  • Perpendicular lines: Two lines that form a L shape are called perpendicular lines.

Directions: Answer the following questions. Also draw point, lines (parallel lines, perpendicular and intersecting lines) and segment.
Q 1: These lines are _______ lines

perpendicular
horizontal
parallel
vertical

Q 2: If you put two points on a paper and connect them you will have a

line segment
point
circle

Q 3: These lines are _______ lines

horizontal
perpendicular
vertical
parallel

Q 4: In math a point is an exact spot. You show a point with a

comma
semicolon
dot

Q 5: Parallel lines always stay the same distance apart
false
true

Q 6: This figure is a ______line

horizontal
vertical
perpendicular
parallel

Q 7: When two lines meet and form an exact L(either a forward or backward L) then those lines are called
parallel lines
perpendicular lines
intersecting lines

Q 8: This figure is a ______line

parallel
horizontal
vertical
perpendicular

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