Coterminal

Pronunciation: /ˌkoʊ ˈtɜr mə nl/ Explain
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Manipulative 1 - Coterminal Angles Created with GeoGebra.

Two angles are coterminal if they have a common terminating line segment (terminus). Coterminal angles may make a full circle, or involve rotating the terminus through at least one full circle.

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What can you say about two line segments that are coterminal at both endpoints?
Manipulative 2 - Coterminal Line Segments Created with GeoGebra.

Two line segments are coterminal if the have a common end point.

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McAdams, David E. Coterminal. 6/29/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/c/coterminal.html.

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6/25/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, updated GeoGebra apps. (McAdams, David E.)

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