Intersecting Lines

The two straight lines which intersect each other at a point in a plane are defined intersecting lines.

Straight lines are actually intersected at a point in the plane due to their non-parallelism. In other words, if two straight lines do not maintain equidistance at all their opposite points, they are non-parallel lines and surely get intersected at a point in the plane. Therefore, the two straight lines are known as intersecting lines geometrically.

Cases

There are two possibilities for the lines to get intersected at a point in the plane. One case is, straight lines are intersected at a point in the plane directly. The second case is, the straight lines have a chance to get intersected at a point in the plane.

1.

Intersection of Lines

intersecting lines
Intersecting Lines

MN and OP are two straight lines. These two straight lines do not maintain equidistance separation in the plane and they intersected at a point I. Now, the straight lines MN and OP are called as intersecting lines geometrically.

2.

Chance of Intersection of Lines

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Possibility of Intersection of Lines

JK and LM are two other straight lines and they do not maintain equal distance between them. It seems they do not intersect each other but they surely intersect at a point at somewhere in the plane if they are extended. Let us say the chance of intersection is at point I in the plane.

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