Dots on a Line
Math brain teasers require computations to solve.
How many points can you place on a single line?
Answer
An infinite amount. Remember, a line stretches on forever.
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contagion
Oct 22, 2001
 Even if it were a finite length line the answer would still be infinite. The more critical factor is that you can make infinite subdivisions of a line with a point at each subdivision. 
dark_shadow25200
Oct 23, 2001
 ok if you make a line and put two points on it you have a segment not a line anymore so if you put 10 dots on it you will have 9 segments and nomore line 
piffle
May 30, 2002
 The person said points, not dots, though. 
Sane
Feb 11, 2005
 Man what a childish questions... 
paul726
Mar 04, 2006
 double yawn. 
coltonr1
Mar 15, 2006
 points not dots gosh 
calmsavior
Apr 07, 2006
 whats with the calculator? 
stil
Apr 27, 2006
 On line segments Marking C on line segment AB gives NEW line segments AC and CB while AB remains. If you mark 10 points, you create 45 line segments. 
grungy49
Oct 25, 2006
 I can't even see how the difficulty on this is 1.5. It should be more like 0.01. Sorry, but this question is infinitely easy. 
LeafFan4life
Apr 02, 2007
 LOL why is there a calculator here is this supposed to be trick question?? rofl this should be a joke lol 
horse_luver
May 08, 2007
 Umm... riiiiight... 
flowergirl1219
Jun 27, 2007
 1st one I got wrong tonight
P.S. don't forget to send me a message saying what subject you want me to make a quiz on!!!! 
javaguru
Feb 05, 2009
 Yeah, stupidly simple.
I was going to make the observation that there are an infinite number of points on an infintesimally small line segment, but I see that my point has more or less already been made, although it's been made far fewer than an infinite number of times. 
Jimbo
Apr 03, 2009
 This is simply the statement of the first proposition of Euclidian Geometry although it all seems like Greek to some people! 
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