corresponding angles
noun plural Date: 1784 any pair of angles each of which is on the same side of one of two lines cut by a transversal and on the same side of the transversal

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  • Corresponding angles — are formed when a given transversal line crosses two coplanar lines. The corresponding angles are not necessarily congruent. In the event that the corresponding angles are congruent, these angles can be used to determine the degrees of the other… …   Wikipedia

  • corresponding angles — n. Geom. a pair of nonadjacent angles, one interior and one exterior, on the same side of a transversal: these paired angles are equal if the lines cut by the transversal are parallel …   English World dictionary

  • corresponding angles — noun plural : any pair of angles each of which is on the same side of one of two lines cut by a transversal and on the same side of the transversal * * * corresˈponding angles 7 [corresponding angles] (also ˈF angles) noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • corresponding angles — Geom. two nonadjacent angles made by the crossing of two lines by a third line, one angle being interior, the other exterior, and both being on the same side of the third line. Cf. alternate angles. [1790 1800] * * * …   Universalium

  • corresponding angles — /ˌkɒrəspɒndɪŋ ˈæŋgəlz/ (say .koruhsponding angguhlz) plural noun a pair of equal angles formed by the intersection of two parallel lines with a transversal, such that both angles lie on the same side of the transversal and are similarly placed… …   Australian English dictionary

  • corresponding angles — UK / US noun [plural] maths the two inside corner angles formed where a straight line crosses two parallel lines …   English dictionary

  • corresponding angles — cor′respond′ing an′gles n. pl. math. two nonadjacent angles made by the crossing of two lines by a third line, one angle being interior, the other exterior, and both being on the same side of the third line …   From formal English to slang

  • Corresponding sides — In geometry, a number of tests for congruence and similarity involve comparing corresponding sides. In such tests, each side in one figure is paired with a side in the second figure, taking care to preserve the order of adjacency in other words,… …   Wikipedia

  • alternate angles — Geom. two nonadjacent angles made by the crossing of two lines by a third line, both angles being either interior or exterior, and being on opposite sides of the third line. [1650 60] * * * alˌternate ˈangles 7 [alternate angles] (also ˈZ angles) …   Useful english dictionary

  • F angles — ˈF angles 7 [F angles] noun plural = ↑corresponding angles …   Useful english dictionary

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