Math Definitions - Letter L

Line Segment

Definition of Line Segment

Definition of Line Segment

A line segment is a piece of a straight line that joins two points (its endpoints) together.

Line segments have definite beginning and ending points. By contrast, lines extend infinitely in both directions.


The aim of this dictionary is to provide definitions to common mathematical terms. Students learn a new math skill every week at school, sometimes just before they start a new skill, if they want to look at what a specific term means, this is where this dictionary will become handy and a go-to guide for a student


Year 1 to Year 12 students

Learning Objectives

Learn common math terms starting with letter L

Author: Subject Coach
Added on: 6th Feb 2018

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