adjacent angle


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ad·ja·cent an·gle

an angle with a line in common with another angle.

ad·ja·cent an·gle

(ă-jāsĕnt anggĕl)
Angle with a line in common with another angle.
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In Tasks 5 the students are given a transparency with a drawing of two adjacent angles [alpha] and [beta] and sheets of paper with a printed question.
Here is a transparency with a drawing of two adjacent angles [alpha] and [beta].
In gaining mastery of these higher grade level objectives, students could use geometry exploration software or pencils and paper to set up a diagram of two adjacent angles that form a complementary (right angle), or a supplementary (straight angle; see Figure 1) angle.