Points, Lines, and Angles

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point

I am a location in space. It takes only one letter to name me.

line

My length cannot be measured, but I am named by two of my points.

ray

I do not curve. I have only one endpoint.

angle

I am measured in degrees. I have a vertex. My sides are two rays.

perpendicular line segments

We have endpoints. When two of us meet, we form one or more right angles.

parallel line segments

There are always at least two of us. We have endpoints. We always stay the same distance apart.

vertex

I am the point where two rays meet to form an angle

intersecting lines

Two of us meet.

perpendicular lines

Our lengths cannot be measured. When two of us meet, we form right angles

vertices

I am the endpoint where two sides of a polygon meet

line segment

My length can be measured. I have two endpoints

parallel lines

Our lengths cannot be measured. There are always at least two of us. We always stay the same distance apart.

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