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Definition of Adjacent Angles


Adjacent Angles

Adjacent Angles

D. Russell
Definition: Adjacent angles refers to a pair of angles tht share a common vertex (point where angles meet) and side yet don't overlap.

When referring to polygons, two interior angles that share a common side are also called adjacent angles or adjacent interior angles. In other words, they share an angle next to each other.

Also Known As: Adjacent can be referred to as next to each other.
Common Misspellings: Ajacent angles.
A term used in geometry that refers to angles sharing a common side and vertex.

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