Let θ be an angle of a triangle. A side of the triangle is adjacentPlanetmathPlanetmathPlanetmath to θ if it is one of the sides ( of θ.


When a phrase such as “adjacent of an angle” is used, one must determine from context whether it refers to this definition of adjacent or the other definition of adjacent ( Note that the latter is specifically for right triangles.

Title adjacent
Canonical name Adjacent1
Date of creation 2013-03-22 17:10:44
Last modified on 2013-03-22 17:10:44
Owner Wkbj79 (1863)
Last modified by Wkbj79 (1863)
Numerical id 6
Author Wkbj79 (1863)
Entry type Definition
Classification msc 51-00
Synonym adjacent side