What are the different kinds/types of lines?

K-5 Student

Hi Robyn,

If you are dealing with straight lines, I assume you mean how can 2 or more lines be described in relation to each other.

Some of the kinds of lines that I know about are:

Parallel lines - these lines never cross each other, EVER

Non-parallel lines - these lines will cross each other at some point

Perpendicular lines - these are special non-parallel lines that cross at right angles (90 degrees) to each other - they look like a cross.

Hope this helps.


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