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A line segment has a finite length. A ray extends to infinity in one direction.

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Q: How is a line a line segment and a ray are different?
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Is ray different from segment?

A ray is different from a segement because a ray is half of a line and does not end in one side only but the segement it is half of a line that ends.

What is the difference between a line segment and a ray?

a ray continues on and on but a line segment stops

Is an imaginary line from the earth to the moon a line a ray or a segment Why?

It is a segment in case you do not know what a segment is it is a line with two end points

Can a line segment be part of a ray?

yes it can because a Ray is a line segment with an arrow at the end.

Can a ray be a line segment?

No. A ray is infinite on one side and ends at a point at the other. A line segment ends in two points. A ray can contain a line segment, as the distance between any two given points on the ray is a line segment.

How is a line segment and ray the same?

They are not. A line segment is of finite length whereas a ray is infinitely long.

Does a line always contains a line segment and ray?

yes, because a line segment is part of a line and a ray goes on forever and it does always happen

Does a line segment have one more point than a ray?

A line segment has one more point than a ray

What geometric object occupy one dimension Line Plane Ray Triangle Segment Point?

Line, Ray and segment

How could you change a line segment into a ray?

by adding a segment

How are a line segment and a ray different?

A line segment is a line between two points, while rays only has one end point and goes infinitely from that point in a direction.

Which is longest A line segment a line or a ray?

A line is longer.!?!

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