Segment Addition Postulate: Definition & Examples

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Find the value of line segment AC given the values of the other segments in this image.

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1. Find the value of CD given the information about line segment AD in the image.

2. A, B, and C are collinear. Find AC if AB= 12 and BC=8.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz is a collection of math problems. Some questions will give you an image and the values of some segments. You will then need to find the length of a particular segment. Other questions will ask similar things, but they won't give you an image.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

The quiz will cover the following topics:

  • The Segment Addition Postulate
  • Line segments
  • Midpoints

Skills Practiced

The quiz will help you practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related Segment Addition Postulate lesson
  • Problem solving - use acquired knowledge to solve Segment Addition Postulate practice problems
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding line segments and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding finding the value of a segment

Additional Learning

Finish the quiz and head over to the related lesson on the Segment Addition Postulate, which covers these objectives:

  • Defining the Segment Addition Postulate
  • Finding the length of certain line segments
  • Using the Segment Addition Postulate to solve problems
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