Adjacent AnglesDate: 09/19/2001 at 21:51:44 From: Dave Subject: Geometry definitions I appreciate your answering my question. The question says to define "adjacent angles." We're learning about linear pairs in my class and I think it has something to do with those. Date: 09/20/2001 at 13:11:41 From: Doctor Sarah Subject: Re: Geometry definitions Hi Dave - thanks for writing to Dr. Math. Adjacent angles are angles that share a vertex and a common side between them, but have no interior points in common. In the diagram shown below, angles ADB and BDC are adjacent angles. A B C \ | / \ | / \ | / \ | / \ | / \ | / \|/ D For more discussion see Pat Ballew's Math Words, and Some Other Words, of Interest: http://www.geocities.com/Paris/Rue/1861/arithme6.html#adjacent - Doctor Sarah, The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ |
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