Lines and Planes Worksheets
What is the Difference Between Lines and Planes? A point, which is the starting point of a line segment, is a location in geometry. The point is just a simple dot anywhere on the piece of paper. It has no size, no width, and no length. A line, on the other hand, starts with this dot and extends infinitely in two directions. The line has only one dimension, and the points that lie on the same line are called collinear points. A line segment is denoted by two points, say AB. Two lines that meet at a single point are called intersecting lines. On the other hand, a plane extends infinitely in two dimensions. The plane has no thickness, and a typical example of a plane is a coordinate plane. It is named by three points on a plane that do not lie on the same line. The points can be scattered. For example, ABC.
Guides students through the process of identifying perpendicular planes/lines. Which line is perpendicular to plane l? Here we have a figure that is showing Line AB and line CD are parallel to plane l and line AB and line CD are intersecting. If a line t is perpendicular to each of two intersecting lines at their point of intersection, then the line t is perpendicular to the plane l.View worksheet
Demonstrates how to visualize planes and lines for various vantage points and perspectives. Which line is perpendicular to plane l? The given figure is showing two planes l and q. If a plane is perpendicular to the other plane, then every line in the plane is perpendicular to the given plane. So, line AB is perpendicular to plane l.View worksheet
Independent Practice 1
A really great activity for allowing students to understand the concept of Lines and Planes. In this rectangular sided box, which sides lie in the same plane as FEDC?View worksheet
Independent Practice 2
Students tackle the concept of Lines and Planes in assorted problems. The answers can be found below.View worksheet
Students are provided with problems to achieve the concepts of Lines and Planes.View worksheet
This tests the students ability to evaluate Lines and Planes problems.View worksheet
Answers for the homework and quiz.View worksheet
Answer Key Part 2
Answers for lessons and both practice sheets.View worksheet
Fast Food Geometry
What shape do you find waiting for you at Taco Bell at dinnertime?
A line! Get it?