# Measuring Line Segments

## Trending Questions

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Why is it better to use a divider than a ruler, while measuring the length of a line segment?

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The measure of a line segment is known as its

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A line segment is defined as

a line with finite length

a line having one end-point

a curved segment of line

same as line

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Question 70

In the given figure, how many line segments are there? Name them.

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If $A,B,C$ are three points on a line such that $AB=5cm$, $BC=3cm$ and$AC=8cm$, which one of them lies between the other two?

**Q.**Find the longest line segment from the following.

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Draw any line segment, say ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯AB. Take any point C lying in between A and B. Measure the lengths of AB, BC, and AC. Is AB=AC+CB?

[Note: If A, B, C are any three points on a line, such that AC+CB=AB, then we can be sure that C lies between A and B.]

**Q.**What is the total number of line segments in the following figure?

- 0
- 1
- 2
- 3

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Question 49

Which points in the given figures appear to be mid-points of the line segments? When you locate a mid-point, then name the two equal line segments formed by it.

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Question 4

If A, B, C are three points on a line such that AB = 5 cm, BC = 3 cm and AC = 8 cm, which one of them lies between the other two?

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You have points C, A and B on a straight line. AB = 13 cm, CB = 9 cm and AC = 4 cm. Which of the following options is true?

Point B lies between A and C

Point A lies between B and C

Point B lies exactly between A and C

Point C lies between A and B

**Q.**Sam observed the endpoints of a line segment using a broken ruler as 2cm and 9cm. Find the actual length of the line segment.

- 10 cm
- 9 cm
- 7 cm
- 8 cm

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Draw a line 15 centimetres long. Markof it. What is its length? Now mark of this shorter line. What is its length?

**Q.**Which of the following can be defines as "a line having fixed length"?

- Ray
- Point
- Line segment
- Ruler

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Given line segments of lengths AB= 5 m, BC = 4 m, AC = 9m, which of the points lie between the other two? [1 MARK]

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Question 5: Draw a rough figure and label suitably in the following case:

Point P lies on ¯¯¯¯¯¯¯¯AB.

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The distance between the end-points of a line segment is its ____.

**Q.**If a line segment of 2.4 cm divided into 2 equal parts, what is the length of each part?

- 1.4 cm
- 1.2 cm
- 0.6 cm
- 2.2 cm

**Q.**A line segment has a definite length.

- False
- True

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Why is it better to use a divider than a ruler, while measuring the length of a line segment?

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If A, B, C are three points on a line such that AB = 5 cm, BC = 3 cm and AC = 8 cm, which one of them lies between the other two?

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Construct a triangle PQR in which QR=6cm, ∠Q=60∘ and PR−PQ=2 cm.

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Shyam's ruler got broken just before a test. However, he was determined to use it for his test. He noted the end points of a line segment observed using the ruler as 4.3 cm and 9.8 cm. What is the actual length of the line segment?

4.5 cm

5 cm

5.5 cm

4 cm

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Find the length of the line segment whose endpoints, as observed on a ruler, are 3 cm and 7 cm.

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Why is it better to use a divider than a ruler while measuring the length of a line segment$?$

**Q.**The length of the line segment whose end points as observed on a ruler is 3 cm and 7 cm is 5cm.

- True
- False

**Q.**Sam observed the endpoints of a line segment using a broken ruler as 2cm and 9cm. The actual length of it is

- 7 cm
- 8 cm
- 10 cm
- 9 cm

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Line segment of length 4 cm is joined with the line segment of length 8 cm. What is the length of the new line segment?

Round

Straight

Point

Circular

**Q.**A student measures a line segment with a ruler. One of the points of the line segment is at 2 cm, while the other is at 7 cm. What is the length of the line segment (in cm)?

- 5

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The lengths of line segment AB and line segment BC make the length of line segment AC in figure alongside.

False

True