Intersecting Lines
Two lines that cross each other at a particular point are
called intersecting lines. The point where two lines cross is called the point
of intersection.
Definition of Intersecting Lines:
If two lines have one common point, they are called intersecting lines.
For Example:
(i) Two adjacent edges of a notebook
(ii) Crossing roads
(iii) The multiplication sign (×) etc. are the examples of the intersecting lines.
In the given figure \(\underset{AB}{\leftrightarrow}\) and \(\underset{CD}{\leftrightarrow}\) intersect each other at point O.
Working Rules to Draw Intersecting Lines:
Step I: Draw a line \(\overleftrightarrow{AB}\) and another line \(\overleftrightarrow{CD}\).
Step II: Let them intersect each other at a point O.
Step III: The point of intersection O lies on line AB as well as on line CD.
Now, we can say that lines AB and CD are intersecting lines. They intersect at one point O.
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