# Line segments

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### Key learning points

- In this lesson, we will learn to identify and compare line segments and use horizontal and vertical lengths of line segments.

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### 7 Questions

Q1.

Fill in the gap: We use a coordinate .............. to describe a location in 2-D space.

(y,x)

x,y

y, x

Q2.

Fill in the gap: The ............. describes the horizontal location of a given point.

y-coordinate

Q3.

Fill in the gap: The ............. describes vertical location of a given point.

x-coordinate

Q4.

The origin is the point

that has not been moved

that was originally there

Q5.

What is the coordinate of point A in the image given below?

(4,3)

3,4

4, 3

Q6.

What is the coordinate of point B in the image given below?

(-3, 5)

(-5, -3)

(3, -5)

Q7.

What is the coordinate of point C in the image given below?

(-2, -4)

(-2, -5)

(-4, -3)

### 6 Questions

Q1.

Which sentence correctly compares the lengths of the two line segments shown below?

C is longer than D

C is shorter than D

Q2.

Which sentence correctly compares the lengths of the two line segments shown below?

X and Y have the same length

X is longer than Y

Q3.

Which sentence correctly compares the lengths of the two line segments shown below?

A is longer than B

B is longer than A

Q4.

Which sentence correctly compares the lengths of the two line segments shown below?

M and N have the same length

M is longer than N

Q5.

Find the end points coordinates of the line segment shown below.

(1, 4) and (1, 5)

(4, 1) and (1, 5)

(4, 1) and (1, 5)

Q6.

Which line segments has an equal length to (0, 0) to (3, 2).

(−2, −2) to (−6, −6)

(−2, 8) to (6, 8)

(2, 3) to (7, 7)