# linear pair

Two angles are a linear pair if the angles are adjacent and the two unshared rays form a line. Below is an example of a linear pair:

The linear pair postulate states that two angles that form a linear pair are supplementary (http://planetmath.org/Supplementary2).

Title linear pair LinearPair 2013-03-22 17:35:38 2013-03-22 17:35:38 Wkbj79 (1863) Wkbj79 (1863) 7 Wkbj79 (1863) Definition msc 51-00 linear pair postulate