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## How do you identify a line segment and a ray?

You can measure the length of a segment, but not of a line. A segment is named by its two endpoints, for example, ¯AB . A ray is a part of a line that has one endpoint and goes on infinitely in only one direction.

## What is a line line segment and a ray?

A line is a straight path that continues forever in both directions. A ray is part of a line. A ray has one endpoint and continues forever in one direction. A line segment is part of a line. It is the part of a line between two endpoints.

**How do you draw a ray?**

To draw a ray, you draw a point and then draw a straight line coming out of it in one direction. At the end of the line, you add an arrow point to show it goes on forever.

**How did you determine a ray?**

Ray has two end points. A line segment continues in both directions, a ray only continues in one direction. A line segments connects to itself forming a shape, a ray does not. A ray has two end points whereas a line segment only has one.

### How do you do segments?

In geometry, you will write a line segment using the letters for each of the end points and a line over the top of the letters. For example, if your end points were A and B, then you would write your line segment AB with a line over the top.

### How do you find a ray on a line?

Explanation: The two sides of an angle are the two rays that compose it. Each of these rays begins at the vertex and proceeds out from there. In naming a ray, we always begin with the letter of the endpoint (where the ray starts) followed by another point on the ray in the direction it travels.

**What is an example of a ray in math?**

In geometry, a ray is a line with a single endpoint (or point of origin) that extends infinitely in one direction. An example of a ray is a sun ray in space; the sun is the endpoint, and the ray of light continues on indefinitely.

**How are lines, segments, and rays named?**

Lines, Segments, and Rays. A line can be named either using two points on the line (for example, ↔ AB ) or simply by a letter, usually lowercase (for example, line m ). A line segment has two endpoints. It contains these endpoints and all the points of the line between them. You can measure the length of a segment, but not of a line.

## How to name a line or line segment?

In order to name a line or a line segment you have to first name a point. In this example you would have points A, B, and C. A capital letter is used when naming a point. Step 1. Pick two points Step 2.

## Can you measure the length of a line segment?

A line segment has two endpoints. It contains these endpoints and all the points of the line between them. You can measure the length of a segment, but not of a line. . A ray is a part of a line that has one endpoint and goes on infinitely in only one direction. You cannot measure the length of a ray. ).

**What makes a ray a line or a ray?**

A ray is a line with a starting point called an endpoint. A ray travels in one direction for infinity and can pass through other points along the way to infinity. Properties of a Ray in Geometry Has a starting point called the endpoint