Definition of Intersecting Lines
Lines that have one and only one point in common are known as intersecting lines.
More About Intersecting Lines
A minimum of two lines are required for intersection
The common point where all the intersecting lines meet is called the Point of Intersection
All the intersecting lines form angles at the point of intersection
Example of Intersecting Lines
In figure, there are two lines AB and CD which intersect each other at O
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Solved Example on Intersecting Lines
Ques: Which figure shows a pair of intersecting lines?
- A. Figure 2
- B. Figure 3
- C. Figure 1
- D. Figure 4
Correct Answer: A
- Step 1: Intersecting lines cross at a common point.
- Step 2: Figure 2 has two lines, which intersect each other at a single point.
- Step 3: So, Figure 2 represents a pair of intersecting lines.