# Working Out Line segments

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- Created by: Kelly Davies
- Created on: 20-12-10 16:48

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**What is a line segment?**

A **line segment** is part of a line which has two end points (ie, it is not infinite). Each end of a line segment is usually labelled with letters.

**How to find a line segment.**

If A is the point (1, 1) and B is the point (4, 5), what is the length of the line segment AB?

It is not easy to picture this without drawing a sketch. Have a look at the diagram below:

A has an x-coordinate of 1. B has an x-coordinate…

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