## line
straight line. It has
only one dimension, length, may be infinite in extent, and is the shortest
distance between any two points. Although in common parlance a straight line is not curved, it is a curve in the mathematical sense (i.e., a mapping of an infinite set of points into a space). Mathematically, a line may be determined by the presence of any two points in an n-dimensional space (where n is
two or more). A line segment is a piece of a line with
definite endpoints. In two dimensional Cartesian coordinates, the equation of a line has the form y = ax + b, where a and b
are constants. ## Related category• GEOMETRY | |||||||

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