Using a diagram, show and illustrate a linear pair of angles.

Asked by Topperlearning User | 15th Nov, 2013, 11:54: PM

Expert Answer:

A linear pair is a pair of adjacent angles whose non-common sides are opposite rays.

Here, we observe that the opposite rays (which are the non-common sides of 1 and 2) form a line. Thus, 1 + 2 amounts to 180o.

Thus, 1 and 2 are linear pair of angles.

Answered by  | 16th Nov, 2013, 01:54: AM