Pronunciation: /ɛnd.pɔɪnt/ Explain

An endpoint is a point after which the object does not exist. The object ends at the endpoint. The endpoint of a line segment is a point from which the line segment extends to only one side. The endpoint of an arc is a point for which the arc extents to only one side, the point where the arc ends.

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  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, endpoint. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 70. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Endpoint. 3/11/2019. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. https://www.allmathwords.org/en/e/endpoint.html.

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12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
7/8/2018: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)

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