# Points B, C, D, F are marked on line a. How many line segments appeared on the line?

September 14, 2021 | education

| First, you need to understand what a segment is, a segment is a part of a straight line bounded by points.

If we put four points B, C, D, F on a straight line, then we get the following segments:

BC, BD, BF, CD, CF, DF.

It turns out 6 segments. It is important to understand that those parts of the straight line that are limited only by points on one side, in our case B and F, will be rays. A ray is a straight line bounded by one point.

Answer: This line is divided into 6 segments.

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