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What is a Line Segment in Geometry? - Definition, Formula & Example

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A line segment is represented by

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1.

Find the length of the line segment by writing an equation.

AB=8

BC=6

AC=?

2. Find the length of the line segment by counting the units:

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Curious about working with line segments in mathematical problems? With this quiz/worksheet, you can assess your knowledge of this topic by answering math problems involving segments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

In this quiz, you will be tested on the following terms and topics:

  • Line segment representation
  • Finding length with an equation
  • The Pythagorean Theorem
  • Distance formula
  • Calculating length by counting units

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet combo will allow students to practice the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on line segments
  • Problem solving- use acquired knowledge to solve line segment practice problems
  • Distinguish differences- compare and contrast topics from the lesson, such as using the distance formula versus the Pythagorean Theorem
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about line segments

Additional Learning

If you'd like to learn more about line segments, check out the corresponding lesson, What is a Line Segment in Geometry? - Definition, Formula & Example. This lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Learn how to write line segments as notations
  • Use line segment notation to calculate length
  • Define the Cartesian Plane
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