Linear Pair

Pronunciation: /ˈlɪn i ər pɛər/ Explain

A linear pair is a pair of angles formed by two intersecting lines that are adjacent. The sum of the measures of a linear pair of angles is always 180°, π rad.

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When two lines intersect, how many linear pairs are there?
Manipulative 1 - Linear Pair Created with GeoGebra.

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McAdams, David E. Linear Pair. 8/31/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/l/linearpair.html.

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8/31/2018: Removed broken links, updated license, implemented new markup, implemented new Geogebra protocol. (McAdams, David E.)
7/18/2018: Changed title to common format. (McAdams, David E.)

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