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  • one year ago

Three points lie on the same straight line. If each point can act as an endpoint, how many distinct line segments can be formed using the set of points? 1.one 2.three 3.four 4.five 5.two please guys if anyone knows the answer help me !

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  1. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    should be two?

  2. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    so it's 2 **

  3. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    |dw:1435807316361:dw|

  4. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    ok thank u :)

  5. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    np

  6. beginnersmind
    • one year ago
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    I think it's actually 3. There's two from the outside to the middle one, and a third connecting the two outside points. |dw:1435808075239:dw|

  7. anonymous
    • one year ago
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    yes but its distinct is it not, so the distinct ones would be 2? I think were all overthinking it and it is two

  8. beginnersmind
    • one year ago
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    Possibly. Distinct could mean that they don't overlap, or just a way of saying "how many different line segments can you make." I'm not sure but I would rather guess 3 here.

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