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

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

A line segment has a end point. A ray goes on forever until it hits something, like another ray.

by adding a segment

A segment bisector

both are a part of a line

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line: it goes on for infinity. <---------> line segment: has 2 endpoints, does not continue. -------- ray: starts at one point, then goes on for infinity. --------->

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.

A ray has a single start point, and goes on infinitely in one direction. A line segment has two end points and is finite. A line has no end points and goes on infinitely in two directions.

A segment has 2 endpoints. A ray has only 1 endpoint, where the other end is an infinite line.

A line is basically a combination of two joined rays pointing in opposite directions. A line has no endpoints and a line segment has two. <--------------> line ---------------> or <------------ ray .________. line segment (It's supposed to be a line with dots at the end to signify endpoint)

i think that normal is a line segment and normal ray is a line with an arrow head like vector to point in a certain direction....

a line segment

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

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

A line segment has a end point. A ray goes on forever until it hits something, like another ray.

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

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

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