Pronunciation: /ˈɔl.tər.nɪt ˈæŋ.gəlz/ Explain
|Figure 1: Alternate Interior Angles||
Alternate angles are
that are on different sides of a
A transversal is a line that intersects two other lines.
Alternate interior angles are between the two lines (see figure 1).
Alternate exterior angles are outside the two lines (see figure 2).
See also the
Alternate Exterior Angles Theorem
Alternate Interior Angles Theorem.
|Figure 2: Alternate Exterior Angles|
- McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, alternate angles. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 13. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book
- McAdams, David E.. Transversal. allmathwords.org. Life is a Story Problem LLC. 6/19/2018. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/t/transversal.html.
Cite this article as:
McAdams, David E. Alternate Angles. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/a/alternateangles.html.
12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
6/13/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup. (McAdams, David E.)
10/12/2010: Figure 2 was incorrectly identified as figure 1. (McAdams, David E.)
12/28/2009: Added "References". (McAdams, David E.)
4/17/2008: Initial version. (McAdams, David E.)