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The number of vertices formed by four lines could be any no.

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The number of vertices formed by four lines could be any number from

A) 0 to 6

B) 1 to 6

C) 4 to 6

D) 0 to 4

E) 4 to 5
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yes, how do we get 5 and 6?


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idinuv wrote:
The number of vertices formed by four lines could be any number from

A) 0 to 6

B) 1 to 6

C) 4 to 6

D) 0 to 4

E) 4 to 5


If these four lines are parallel, then we'll have 0 vertices.

If no two of the four are parallel, then each distinct pair of lines will give a vertex, thus total of \(C^2_4=6\) vertices.

Answer: A.



Can u show us how 5 and 6 vertices can be drawn with the help of a diagram. :?: :?:
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yes, how do we get 5 and 6?
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