## Two distinct lines cannot have more than one point in common.

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Given
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: Two distinct lines l
_{
1
}
and l
_{
2
}

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To Prove
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: l
_{
1
}
and l
_{
2
}
cannot have more than 1 point in common

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Proof
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: We will prove this by contradiction.

Let l
_{
1
}
& l
_{
2
}
have two points in common, P & Q.

Now, by
Axiom 5.1

Given two distinct points, there is a unique line that passes through them.

Thus, only one line passes through two distinct points P & Q.

But here we assumed both l
_{
1
}
& l
_{
2
}
pass through P & Q.

So, our assumption is wrong.

Therefore,

Two distinct lines cannot have more than one point in common.

Hence proved

Thus, only one line passes through two distinct points P & Q.

But here we assumed both l
_{
1
}
& l
_{
2
}
pass through P & Q.

So, our assumption is wrong.

Therefore,

Two distinct lines cannot have more than one point in common.

Hence proved

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