Posted by **dipti** on Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 12:49am.

prove that every every line segment has one and only one end point . use euclids geometry to prove

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**Steve**, Thursday, July 25, 2013 at 4:08am
it's false. A line segment is by definition finite in extent. So, it has two end points.

Since a line segment is non-directional, it makes no sense to call one end point a starting point.

A ray, on the other hand, has one end point, and extends indefinitely from it in a given direction.

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